Today the nine most terrifying words in the English language may actually be “I’m a Republican politician and I run your government.”
Cliff Schecter is the President of Libertas LLC, a public relations and political strategy firm. He is the author of the 2008 bestselling book The Real McCain, a syndicated columnist, and co-owner of We Act Radio, AM 1480 in Washington DC. He also sits on the Board on the Ohio Innocence Project. You can follow him on Twitter @cliffschecter.
He’s got the same gift for aggrievement and shameless performance. And he’s got real military experience and isn't shy about exploiting it.
Not long ago, he was leading the charge against same-sex marriage. Now, he’s doing a bang-up job on the virus and is even willing to piss off right-wing Republicans. What gives?
We’ve reached this dystopia, of course, by choosing our own adventure, as every other advanced democracy has passed the sensible gun laws every credible researcher supports.
The heavily armed snowflake says it may just melt if politicians keep saying mean things about it, and properly using laws to regulate its actions.
Lou Ferrigno, Oliver North, and Mike Pence! A woman’s luncheon featuring Tucker Carlson! What could go wrong?
After the Vegas slaughter, the House prepares to vote on a bill easing access to ammo-piercing bullets and silencers.
Republicans voted to end a policy that sends the names of people unable to work because of ‘severe’ impairments to have their backgrounds checked.
This may be the model legislation of the Trump era, promising to solve a fictitious problem by creating a deadly real one.
Could our next secretary of homeland security really be a gun-loving, Russia-visiting jails boss who’s left a trail of dead inmates behind him?