The media’s Mueller speculation has reached a new level of lunacy

Did you hear the news? On Wednesday an obscure Dutch lawyer who is “tied” — one of my favorite journalistic weasel words, along with “linked” and “blasted” — to the deputy chairman of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign has been sentenced to 30 days in jail for initially failing to forward all of his emails […]

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The radicalization of the Democratic Party is astoundingly popular

A few years ago, political scientists and some popular commentators began examining a phenomenon known as “asymmetric polarization,” a fancy way of saying that while the two parties were moving apart ideologically, they weren’t doing so at the same rate. For a variety of reasons, Republicans were heading faster to the ideological edges. “Republicans are […]

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