Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

I’ve written often about the need for accountability when it comes to pundits making predictions, whether it’s about politics, sports, or the stock market. Well, Politico has put together a list of some of the biggest prognostications made in 2020 —...
You Were All On The Same Ballot

You Were All On The Same Ballot

Over a hundred Republican members of the US House of Representatives (that’s more than half of them) have signed an amicus brief for a Trump-backed lawsuit from Texas to overturn the outcome of the election because of some ridiculous claims about voting in four...
Tired Of Winning Yet?

Tired Of Winning Yet?

Remember when Trump acted as if naming Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court would give him such an overwhelming conservative majority that she and the other Justices would ensure that he remains president for another term? Turn out, not so much, after the SCOTUS...
Mr. Perspective’s Election Review

Mr. Perspective’s Election Review

I must once again assume the role of Mr. Perspective, this time with a rear-view-mirror look at the many prognostications about the 2020 presidential election that never came to be. Sure, we’ve had to endure a couple of weeks in which the Liar-In-Chief threw...
Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Best Thing I’ve Read Today

Hamilton Nolan’s observations after witnessing the Million MAGA March in DC this weekend: These were the shit­kick­ers of Amer­i­ca, and those that wor­shiped them. Noth­ing about them is hard to under­stand. If you have seen a high school bul­ly and his crew of...
An Election Analogy

An Election Analogy

The so-called Million MAGA March in Washington this weekend drew only four or five thousand Trumpsters, which on a math basis means attendance was off by a factor of at least 200 from the stated goal. It was yet another symbol of the desperation of a candidate (and...