It’s Time to Talk About Clarence Thomas
FROM RUSSIA WITH FARA FILING
Sputnik’s U.S. Arm Registers as Foreign Agent
The Johnson Treatment
What Does Ron Johnson Want and Why Might He Screw McConnell?
The Wisconsin conservative doesn’t like the tax bill—or the way his party left him for dead in his reelection bid. And now, he’s billing them for it.
Here’s How Democrats Can Win, Not Just Resist
To expand beyond its base will take more than resistance. The party needs to offer big ideas and a big tent.
You Know Who Else Had a Cult
Bannon’s Hostile GOP Takeover Is All Hostile—and No Takeover
The former White House strategist is taking over the GOP? The GOP is taking over him, and it’s because he misread what the Trump base wants.
At Snopes, a Peek Down the Right-Wing Rabbit Holes
Fake news is a perfect marriage of corrupt capitalism (make-a-buck pranksters) and corrupt constitutionalism (people who lie under protection of the First Amendment).
COME TO JESUS
Roy Moore’s Religious Base Stands by Its Man
Organizers of a two-hour event lashed out at targets ranging from ‘anti-God Republicans’ and ‘communist Democrats’ to ‘homosexualist gay terrorists’ and the ‘lynch mob media.’
ON THE HEAD OF A PIN
We Are Dangerously Close to Botching the #MeToo Moment
Just as society begins to open its eyes, two prominent cases threaten to severely complicate matters.
Al Franken Admits Groping Woman and Senate Dems Scramble
After initially trying to sidestep the matter, the party offered harsh condemnations and then calls for an investigation into one of their own.