Sunday , April 30 2017

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Looking Ahead

Diehard fans of President Donald J. Trump have been patting themselves on the back ever since the president’s “big” win in the presidential sweepstakes of 2016. “Elections have consequences, I won, you lost, get over it,” former president Barack Obama once told his Republican congressional adversaries — and, indeed, they …

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Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Conservatives and Republicans (not necessarily the same thing) lambasted former President Obama for drawing a red line in the sand over Syrian use of chemical weapons and then declining to back it up. We called Obama feckless and insincere. Some went further, arguing that he was fundamentally timid, even cowardly. …

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The Gorsuch Weathervane

On the Facebook “wall” of a liberal online acquaintance of mine, I came upon a discussion this morning over whether or not Democrats should filibuster President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee, Judge Neil Gorsuch. The prevailing opinion among the partisans on that thread was that they should go for it and …

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