No Integrity Here

Anyone who was paying attention already knew this, but now the secret (!) is really out. No Republican elected official in the United States has a shred of integrity or shame. The latest clues come from two perennial favorites, Piyush “Bobby” Jindal, lately governor of Louisiana and failed presidential candidate, and Lindsey Graham, Senator from…

Donald in Gory Detail

It has become commonplace for observers to point out that the Republican Party created Donald Trump. The only people who refuse to recognize this fact are Republicans themselves, who, in good “conservative” fashion, are loath to take any responsibility for themselves. But the proposition merits more careful examination, specifically the ways in which the Donald…

1968 to 2016

Nineteen Sixty Eight was not a good year for the Democratic Party. Their most obvious candidate for President was the man who was already President, Lyndon Johnson. He announced early that year that he would not run for President again, after winning in a historic landslide in 1964. The most obvious substitute was his Vice…