Month: October 2015

2016 Election, Trump

The Debate for Bad Journalists

When Jim Cramer asks a question, you know everything’s all boogered up. The first hour of the GOP Presidential Debate from Colorado will go down as the first official event of the post-journalism world. The debate ended with John Harwood lying about the debate’s length. Having been an occasional guest of Larry Kudlow, I’m being …

Politics

This Is What Democracy Looks Like

The headline is a play on the oft-chanted slogan from OWS protests. Please, no “it’s not a democracy” emails. That’s a threat. A couple years ago on a Saturday night, I wrote about 2,000 words on the meaning of “democracy” and “republic.” I never posted it out of pity for you. I’m telling you, there’s a lot of …

Liberty Movement

Whip It. Whip It Good.

Maybe Ann Wagner’s the problem. Rep. Ann Wagner (HA-64) is the House Majority Whip. Her job is to know how every GOP member will vote on bills and to cut deals until House leadership gets the numbers it wants. It’s unfathomable that a majority whip would not have seen the Kevin McCarthy meltdown coming long …