Here’s an update on the local races I posted about a few days ago: In NY-27, former Trump campaign manager and future orange jumpsuit model Chris Collins appears to have pulled out a narrow win over Nate McMurray. Since the margin is about 1%, McMurray is going to request a recount, in keeping with his […]
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Nate McMurray is running against Chris Collins in NY-27, a Buffalo-area R+11 district that is carefully gerrymandered to avoid any urban areas. You probably remember Collins, who was Trump’s campaign chair, because he was indicted in August for insider trading and it’s a slam-dunk that he’s going to jail. It looked like he was going […]
This postcard arrived at our house the other day, addressed to my wife. It’s on behalf of a New York State Senate candidate, Jen Lunsford. She’s running against the execrable Rich Funke, a former TV sportscaster Republican. As many of you know, the New York Senate has been controlled by Republicans because of a combination […]
Pelosi is a smart politician but this is dumb: Appearing on “The Late Show” with Stephen Colbert on Tuesday, Pelosi (D-Calif.) said that “up until today, I would’ve said, ‘If the election were held today, we would win.’ What now I’m saying is, ‘We will win, we will win,’” Pelosi announced. My reaction to this […]
As we learn that one of the victims of yesterday’s mass murder at a synagogue was a 97 year-old Holocaust survivor, I want to add a note of optimism from the aftermath of another mass shooting. I’ve been following the students who organized March for Our Lives on Twitter, and their feeds have been notable […]
A white male with a beard is in custody in Pittsburgh after killing 8 at the Tree of Life synagogue in the Squirrel Hill neighborhood in Pittsburgh. Two police officers were also shot. Live coverage here. Update: Three officers shot. The gunman was reportedly shouting “All Jews must die” as he fired.
the NYT's bothsides fetish has led them to print some pretty nonsensical stuff but "The Case For Mail-Bombing These Guys" is a real showstopper pic.twitter.com/jA1zljfs4z — Owen Ellickson (@onlxn) October 26, 2018 I haven’t been posting because the stupidity is just too much for me to bear, but wanted to pop my head out of […]