Entries by mistermix

A Potential H Bomb

Teresa May is a terrible politician: Almost exactly 24 hours after Downing Street said the prime minister couldn’t possibly meet victims of the Grenfell disaster because of security concerns, the Queen and Prince William’s visit to Latimer Road came with minimal security. They drove up in a green Range Rover – dog gates up at […]

Drip Drip Drip

Least surprising headline of the day, but am I the only one enjoying every single one of these leaks that Trump created with his threat to fire Mueller? In addition to this story, Kenneth Starr weighs in with a op-ed in support of Mueller, and that’s just the Post. After you’re done with the post-reading […]

Pence Lawyers Up

Since Pence probably pays his bills and actually listens to what his lawyer says, it sounds like his counsel is competent. Cullen, a former Virginia attorney general, served as the U.S. attorney for the Eastern District of Virginia under President George H. W. Bush and worked on President George W. Bush’s legal team during the […]

Those Pesky Kids

This is the headline of a dumb think piece in the Post about Reality Winner, who leaked some NSA documents to the Intercept. I’m not linking to it – you can find it easily with teh Google – because I’m sick of millennial bashing for clicks. I am usually, by far, the oldest person in […]

Forever Young

Atrios has a good take on the Tories’ semi-defeat yesterday, which is consistent with this Guardian analysis: The “youthquake” was a key component of Corbyn’s 10-point advance in Labour’s share of the vote – exceeding even Blair’s nine-point gain in his first 1997 landslide. No official data exists for the scale of the youth vote […]

I Love This Ad

Brutal response 😂 (wait for it)⏩ https://t.co/aBfHF3Y85D#GE2017 #BBCQT pic.twitter.com/468E3sMaqv — Momentum (@PeoplesMomentum) June 2, 2017 I don’t know a lot about British politics, but this ad is genius and Democrats (or better, some well-financed SuperPAC) should make their own version. And, consistent with the theme of the ad, it’s good to see that Labour isn’t […]