According to the Washington Post’s Fact Checker operation, the pace of Trump’s falsehoods actually increased, with nearly half of his falsehoods coming in his last year in office.
Hewitt managed to get through the analysis without clearly acknowledging that Democrats won the majority of the House races and got more votes in all House races combined.
It’s roughly impossible to reconcile this with the principle of one person, one vote.
“Only a serious and sustained reform effort can repair the damage done during the Trump era to the perception and reality of basic rights and freedoms in the United States,” the report says.
Fintan O’Toole’s advice — to give up on reconciliation with the Republicans — gets the title “To Hell With Unity.”
Klein begins by talking about the amazingly lame excuse and ignorant analyses coming out of Texas after its energy debacle.
“When we faced a genuine crisis — and there were challenges to what we knew about the outcome of the election — our courts did their job,” said Jamieson.
Few, if any, other “democracies” have anything this undemocratic built into their systems.
The prominent Republican’s Sunday New York Times op-ed was headlined “Why Are Republicans Still This Loyal to a Mar-a-Lago Exile?”
In reading through some of the Jamie Raskin profiles published in recent days, I stumbled on this in a brief New Yorker profile by Bill McKibben.
The New York Times op-ed contributor mined the wisdom of serious scholars and experts to discuss ideas for reforming our system.
Of those who stormed the Capitol, Raskin said, “He knew they were coming. He brought them here. And he welcomed them with open arms.”
I continue to assume that the 50 Senate Democrats will not find the necessary 17 Senate Republicans to get up to the necessary two-thirds to convict Trump. But …
Norman Sherman, whom HHH admirers know as a long-serving adviser to and staff member for Humphrey, wrote a piece linking the two for The Hill.
The excuse of this alleged adult and leader and “representative” of her district is that she was “allowed to believe things.”
“The use of our Constitution to bring a purported impeachment proceeding is much too serious to try to play these games,” wrote Trump’s attorneys.
They break down perfectly, with four currently Republican-held seats and four Democrat-held seats on the ballot in battleground states.
“The economy has grown significantly faster under Democratic presidents than Republican ones,” Times columnist David Leonhardt writes.