Real Clear Politics
It's Ocasio-Cortez's Party Now, Pelosi Is Just Leading It
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:04:02 -0600
Chris Buskirk, Spectator USA
Pelosi will most likely keep the speaker’s gavel. But she is being left behind by the new-look Democratic Party
Maybe It's Time for America to Split Up
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:01:09 -0600
Sasha Issenberg, New York Magazine
The country is hopelessly split. So why not make it official and break up?
What Trump Can Learn From History
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:56:36 -0600
Monica Crowley, Washington Times
Now that the 2018 midterm elections are in the history books (for the most part — what’s up with you, Broward County?), two things are increasingly clear.
Sinema Victory Is Biggest Dem Win of Trump Era
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:54:33 -0600
John Cassidy, The New Yorker
Kyrsten Sinema is the first Democrat to be elected to the Senate from Arizona since 1988, and will also be the first female senator from the state and the first openly bisexual senator from anywhere.
In Minnesota's Iron Range, GOP Cut Into Dems' Turf
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:49:13 -0600
Sally Persons, RealClearPolitics
“Superior, they said, never gives up her dead when the gales of November come early.”
Andrew Gillum: I'm Not Leaving the Field
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:21:08 -0600
Jamil Smith, Rolling Stone
The rising Democratic star opens up in his first interview since withdrawing his concession in the Florida governor’s race
Principles, Honor, & the Coming Banana Republic
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:19:44 -0600
Cheryl Chumley, Washington Times
Years ago, years and years ago, actually, while attending basic training for the U.S. Army, one of my drill sergeants allowed a couple of the female recruits to cheat on the firearms’ range test and to report more targets than they actually hit.
Earth's in a Death Spiral. Only Radical Action Can Save Us
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 08:55:31 -0600
George Monbiot, Guardian
Climate breakdown could be rapid and unpredictable. We can no longer tinker around the edges and hope minor changes will avert collapse
Trump Is Owed Thanks for Ditching Paris Climate Pact
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:44:15 -0600
Conrad Black, New York Sun
President Trump has not received adequately grateful recognition for withdrawing from the Paris climate accord and effectively scuttling the Clean Power Plan. These measures, which reinforced each other and were an outright assault on American
This Is the Saturday Night Massacre
Thu, 15 Nov 2018 07:15:08 -0600
Walter Shaub, Slate
It’s just happening in slow motion.