Category: Politics

Who Cares What Erik Prince Thinks?

I’ve never served in the military. I’ve never worked for the Foreign Service. I’ve never studied foreign policy or done advocacy work focused on it. I’m just a political hack, and I’ve been one for…

Houston: A Global Warning

Let there be no doubt: the horrific damage wrought by Hurricane Harvey was an almost entirely man-made catastrophe, one fingerprinted by all-too-human neglect, corruption and denial. If we needed a reminder of the power of…

Do Breitbart Readers Want to Be Steve Bannon’s Army?

Just about two weeks ago, a newly fired Steve Bannon was “jacked up,” feeling “free,” excited to have his “hands back on [his] weapons” – meaning Breitbart, where he chaired an editorial meeting just a…

Russiagate’s Second Smoking Gun

Ever since he glided down the escalator at Trump Tower two years ago to announce his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has said it again and again. “I have nothing to do with Russia, folks,” he…

Why Trump’s Arpaio Pardon Is So Terrifying

Before he was voted out of office, ending his 24-year reign of terror, former Sheriff Joe Arpaio committed serial violations of the constitutional rights of Arizonans, but largely avoided being held personally accountable. Courts repeatedly…

Hillary Clinton Plans ‘What Happened’ Book Tour

Hillary Clinton will embark on a book tour this fall in support of her upcoming memoir What Happened, which details her experience during the 2016 presidential election. “What you’ll see will be her story –…