The mayor-elect recognized that “in victory comes enormous responsibility,” identifying the morning after his election the most important one.
Facts mean nothing to those committed to a contrary narrative that the facts contradict.
The “victim of partisanship” note seems off-key, as it’s the Obama Justice Department that’s investigating things.
Reaction to the Supreme Court’s 5-4 gay marriage decision (Obergefell v. Hodges) has focused on its outcome. If you favor same-sex marriage, you’re delighted. If you oppose it, you’re dismayed.
Most Republicans didn’t need convincing that our 2016 presidential nominee shouldn’t be Sen. Rand Paul. But if doubt remained, Paul’s performance during the recent debate on Patriot Act extension eliminated it. Whatever one’s views on the debate’s underlying merits, Paul’s contributions spoke volumes about the judgment and character of the Kentucky ophthalmologist-turned-politician. Start with his […]
From some media coverage of the General Assembly’s 2015 session, one might think nothing happened beyond passage and subsequent clarification of a Religious Freedom Restoration Act, which—contrary to a fortnight’s hysteria, a fair portion of it posturing and manufactured—paralleled the laws of the federal government and 30 other states (19 by statute and 11 by judicial decision).
Scott Walker's recent 180 on immigration was a troubling sign. Two years ago, Walker said things like, "The vast majority of people want to come here for the right reasons." And, "If somebody wants to come in and live the American dream and work hard … we should have a system that works and lets people in."
Sen. Dan Coats’ decision not to seek re-election sparked immediate speculation about a raft of potential candidates for what was a “safe” Republican seat, and whether that seat is now in play in 2016. A flurry of articles and emails on this were circulating within hours of Coats’ announcement.
The Patriots under Coach Bill Belichick epitomize the “win at any cost” mind-set that’s despicable whether context is business or politics or sports.
Pence is right. Democratic opposition was reflexive and unfounded. Inaccurate media coverage, suggesting that Indiana already has such a constitutional requirement, was more surprising.
With no more elections on his watch, our president has entered (with apologies to Shelley) his “Obama Unbound” phase, freed from political constraints and entitled to unilaterally impose his will.