It’s been clear for a while now that the Trump administration’s midterm strategy is to divide Americans by race. Weaponizing white resentment was the key to Trump’s 2016 EC victory (with a healthy assist from Russia, voter suppression, etc., which also centered on racist bullshit). And this time around, he won’t have so-called “populist” fig […]
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First, Michael Cohen: Michael Cohen tells me in first in-depth interview since FBI raids on his home and office that family and country, not President Trump, have his 'first loyalty'https://t.co/7r2aM9Tus5 pic.twitter.com/WyZ6IOyGL8 — GeorgeStephanopoulos (@GStephanopoulos) July 2, 2018 Could he be angling for a pardon? I guess. But given all the material seized from his office, […]
Life being a time-limited proposition, I know it’s unwise to wish away the minutes and hours. But goddamn, am I ever glad this interminable workweek is nearly over. Open thread!
So much that is wrong with our government comes down to people not doing their fucking jobs. They have jobs with clearly defined responsibilities, but they either don’t understand what their role is or they think it’s too small for a person of their eminence, and so instead of doing their actual jobs, they appoint […]
Tough day. Please accept this cute puppy as a balm for the troubled soul: The ground cover reminds me of the background in the official portrait of President Obama. Open thread!
TPM is keeping a running tab of which Democratic senators have said no SCOTUS nominee vote before the midterms. Here’s the list as of an hour ago: Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) Bob Casey (D-PA) Dick Durbin (D-IL) Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) Kamala Harris (D-CA) Kirsten Gillibrand (D-NY) Jeff Merkley (D-OR) Chris Murphy (D-CT) Chuck Schumer (D-NY) Chris […]
Kirsten Gillibrand on the next SCOTUS pick: The President just said the next Supreme Court nominee WILL come from his list of 25 judges that passed his overturning Roe v. Wade litmus test. We need to say NO hearings before the election and work our hearts out and take back the Senate. https://t.co/9HzyIhLQei — Kirsten […]