What first amendment?

What first amendment?

Twitter finally got off the dime and fact-checked our reality-challenged president. Predictably, he did not like that. Authoritarians always bristle at being corrected. Maybe Twitter will finally get around to dealing with Trump’s more outrageous abuses of its...
Red meat for the faithful

Red meat for the faithful

Trump’s Friday order that the states to declare churches “essential businesses” that should stay open during the pandemic likely was a Hail Mary to prop up sagging support among evangelicals and white Catholics. It’s unclear whether he has the...
The magic Sharpie strikes again

The magic Sharpie strikes again

We can’t say we weren’t warned. Trump’s threat to withhold federal funds from Michigan and Nevada is a variation of the squeeze he put on Ukraine and its president last year: “Do this thing that will help me personally and politically, and you...