Mark Harris and Merrick Garland

Mark Harris and Merrick Garland

ShareThe headline in the News & Observer today notes that Dan McCready wants a new election. Of course he does. That’s not exactly news. The question, though, is whether or not he gets one.  The State Board of Elections meets today and tomorrow to determine...
Kansas-lite

Kansas-lite

ShareSo legislators are calling for the Governor to deploy troops at our prisons. Not because there are riots, but because they’re underfunded and understaffed. They want to turn our National Guard into temporary workers to cover up for the failed policies of the GOP....
Exploiting the racial and cultural divide

Exploiting the racial and cultural divide

ShareIf you want to get an idea of what the 2018 election cycle will look like, check out the races in Virginia. It’s not pretty. Both sides are using ugly racial and cultural stereotypes to gin up their base voters. Republicans imply that Hispanic gangs are...
Looking the other way

Looking the other way

ShareShortly after the election in November, one GOP pundit criticized Democrats for lacking faith in the strength of the American system to survive a president like Donald Trump. He pointed to the institutions and balance of powers that protect our government and its...

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