The Democratic Party’s War on ‘Norms’

Most Democrats think Donald Trump’s presidency is a critical threat to American democracy. One oft-cited reason is Trump’s reckless disregard for institutional “norms”—written and unwritten precedents that have long governed the way our democracy operates.

2020 Candidates as March Madness Mascots

March Madness is upon us. Unfortunately, so is the Democratic primary. Both are tournaments of sorts, involving lots of drama and heartache, casts of colorful characters, and tedious commentary. Both involve varying degrees of capitalism and meritocracy. Neither March Madness nor the Democratic primary are very important, in the grand scheme of things, because we …

Pod Save America Bros: ‘Openly Hostile’ National Media ‘Lost Its Mind’ by Criticizing Beto O’Rourke

The “Pod Save America” bros are at it again. In addition to hosting a podcast in which they discuss the most epic tweets of the week and endeavor to answer the question “Is Donald Trump bad?” the bros are also co-executive producers of the HBO documentary “Running With Beto,” a film that chronicles presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke’s failed 2018 Senate race against Ted Cruz.

Alternative Beto O’Rourke Vanity Fair Covers

Having failed to make it as a blogger, Robert Francis “Beto” O’Rourke, best known for his failed Senate campaign against Ted Cruz, has decided to run for president. Vanity Fair is first out of the gate with an exclusive profile, which is eerily similar to the one they published of John Edwards back in 2008. “Man, …

How Previous Democratic Presidents Would Fare in the 2020 ‘Woke’ Primary

The Democratic Party is in the middle of a curious transition, not unlike the insurgent Tea Party’s re-branding of the Republican Party circa 2010. It was often said that “even Ronald Reagan couldn’t win the GOP nomination these days.” That might be true, but it’s also true that previous Democratic presidents would be considered far …

How To Talk To Your Dying Relatives About The Mueller Report

From the moment Donald J. Trump was sworn into office, the liberal left has responded to the world-historical achievements of his presidency with a mixture of awe and jealousy. In the public sphere, however, these understandable human emotions have all too often manifested themselves as blind rage and an impassioned obsession with Robert Mueller’s so-called …

30 Condemnable Acts House Democrats Should Add to Their “Anti-Hate” Resolution

Rather than vote to condemn freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar (D., Minn.) for her habitual displays of anti-Semitism, House Democrats are preparing to vote on a bold, all-encompassing “anti-hate” resolution. Majority Whip Steny Hoyer tells reporters that the House will vote today on a resolution condemning all forms of hate. He says the message will be …