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Continuity Never Trump

Continuity Never Trump

President Donald Trump hugs the American flag at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) annual meeting at National Harbor near Washington, D.C., March 2, 2019. (Yuri Gripas/Reuters) Some friendly advice for the president's conservative critics Even conservatives who tell themselves they prize the eternal truths are subject to intellectual fashions, storms of passion, and the…
Russia Demands U.S. Missiles Be ‘Eliminated’ from Europe

Russia Demands U.S. Missiles Be ‘Eliminated’ from Europe

Russian prime minister Dimitri Medvedev during a news conference in Saint Petersburg, Russia, September 21, 2017. (Lehtikuva/Martti Kainulainen via Reuters) Russian prime minister Dmitry Medvedev said Tuesday that the Kremlin wants U.S. nuclear weapons and missile systems completely removed from Europe, a day after Russia said that it was suspending its obligations under a Cold War-era…
Captain Mary Sue

Captain Mary Sue

Brie Larson in Captain Marvel (Walt Disney Studios) Captain Marvel might be the first blockbuster movie whose animating idea is fear. Two years ago, Wonder Woman proved a female-led superhero movie could reach the highest levels of the genre, with Gal Gadot proving robust and redoubtable, yet also charming and feminine. I spent Captain Marvel…
Joe Biden Calls Mike Pence a ‘Decent Guy,’ Gets Duplassed

Joe Biden Calls Mike Pence a ‘Decent Guy,’ Gets Duplassed

Vice President Mike Pence chats with former Vice President Joe Biden at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C., January 3, 2018. (Jonathan Ernst/Reuters) Not all disagreement is rooted in hate. It’s never a good feeling to get Duplassed. The term “Duplassed” comes from the actor Mark Duplass — a talented actor and director who contacted…
Hillary Clinton Rules Out 2020 Bid

Hillary Clinton Rules Out 2020 Bid

Hillary Clinton with reporters on her campaign plane in White Plains, N.Y., September 17, 2016. (Carlos Barria/Reuters) Hillary Clinton smacked down months of speculation Monday about her launching yet another presidential bid in 2020. The former first lady and Secretary of State revealed to  News 12 Westchester her decision not to run against President Trump again…
Kamala Harris’ prostitution decriminalization proposal gains momentum

Kamala Harris' prostitution decriminalization proposal gains momentum

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The Democrats' debate over decriminalization of prostitution spilled into the 2020 presidential race last month when Sen. Kamala D. Harris of California said she was supportive of the idea -- though the legalization crowd complained that she was still too tim…
Rand Paul to oppose Donald Trump border emergency declaration

Rand Paul to oppose Donald Trump border emergency declaration

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Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky says he will back a resolution that blocks President Trump's declaration of an emergency at the southern U.S. border, giving it the votes needed to pass but not enough to turn back a presidential veto.
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez anti-burger narrative imperils Green New Deal

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez anti-burger narrative imperils Green New Deal

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Two weeks after it was introduced, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's signature climate-change resolution has become embroiled in a debate over whether Americans should continue to have it their way when it comes to the All-American burger.
Donald Trump decries ‘presidential harassment,’ declares ‘I am an innocent man’

Donald Trump decries 'presidential harassment,' declares 'I am an innocent man'

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As special counsel Robert Mueller finalizes his report and House Democrats dig into his past, President Trump on Sunday fumed he's the victim of "presidential harassment" and that two years of probes have only found wrongdoing by others.
Jerrold Nadler says Democrats not ready for Trump impeachment effort

Jerrold Nadler says Democrats not ready for Trump impeachment effort

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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler on Sunday said Democrats will do whatever it takes to reveal the results of special counsel Robert Mueller's probe and will request documents from dozens of people close to the White House this week, though he…