Entries by John Cole

At This Point, Michelle Goldberg Is the Only Reason to Read the NY Times Op-Ed Page

She’s a national treasure: Trump Is a White Nationalist Who Inspires Terrorism – Don’t pretend his teleprompter speech changes anything. Surrendering to political necessity, Trump gave a brief speech on Monday decrying white supremacist terror: “In one voice, our nation must condemn racism, bigotry and white supremacy.” He read these words robotically from a teleprompter, […]

Thoughts and Prayers for #MoscowMitch

Probably stumbled over a pile of Oleg Deripaska’s cash: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell fractured his shoulder Sunday after falling in his Kentucky home, his office said in a statement. “This morning, Leader McConnell tripped at home on his outside patio and suffered a fractured shoulder,” David Popp, McConnell’s communications director, said in a statement. […]

What Fucking Planet is the National Review On?

Jesus Tapdancing Christ: Addressing the problem will require a number of different approaches, some broad, some narrow. President Trump, a man who is comfortable using his bully pulpit for the most frivolous of reasons, should take the time to condemn these actions repeatedly and unambiguously, in both general and specific terms. Simultaneously, the president should […]