Popular Vote Petulance

Last night, the Philadelphia Eagles outscored the favored New England Patriots 41-33 to win Super Bowl LII. The blue states of New England wept, while the rest of the nation rejoiced at the upset of golden boy Tom Brady’s dynastic team. It was a wild game, with...

Trump, From The Gut

A recent Internet perambulation brought to me an interesting assertion (can’t find it now, so I paraphrase and declare it’s not my own): Trump managed to turn the football-kneeling matter from a vague social protest into an overtly partisan issue. By...

It’s Complicated

In a move that set the political world into a frenzy and the blogosphere on fire, Trump fired FBI director James Comey yesterday. Chaos ensued. Skyscrapers collapsed. Earthquakes swallowed Tokyo, San Francisco, Manila and Jakarta. Tidal waves wiped out low-lying...

The Pit And The Pendulum

The 100th day of a new administration is always considered symbolic, a time for assessment and retrospection. Today, Trump’s 100th day, and by extension the 100th day of the current incarnation of one-party governance, it’s worth noting that, once again,...

Liberals In Exile

The title of this essay, cribbed from the penultimate sentence of a recent op-ed by conservative columnist Rich Lowry, embodies the essence of how the Left views itself today, the day after their collective nightmare was sworn in as President. The bitterness and sad...