Entries by Betty Cracker

Brexit: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly

It’s an ill wind that blows nobody any good, and just as the hideous Trump catastrophuck here in the States has rejuvenated the Democratic Party and spun comedy gold on late night TV, the rolling Brexit disaster has resulted in some damn funny professional commentary, as several jackals have pointed out in comments. Here’s a […]

“Worsts & Worse” (Open Thread)

Hope there’s no Boeing stock in your portfolio; President Crazypants the Inscrutable has weighed in on the recent airline disaster(s) via Twitter. Nope, no “thoughts and prayers” for the victims since the recent crash occurred in a country populated mostly by non-white people — what we have here is freelance pontificating from a puffy bag […]

Pelosi: Trump’s not worth impeaching

WaPo Mag just published an interview with Speaker Pelosi. Here’s one snippet that is sure to get a lot of attention: There have been increasing calls, including from some of your members, for impeachment of the president. I’m not for impeachment. This is news. I’m going to give you some news right now because I […]

Bucket o’ Wings (Open Thread)

Perry Bacon over at FiveThirtyEight identified the “six wings of the Democratic Party” — here’s an excerpt of each category with examples; more commentary about the categories at the link: The Super Progressives Very liberal on economic and identity/cultural issues, anti-establishment. (Anti-establishment is a very fuzzy term, but in this piece, what I’m referring to […]