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Nancy Pelosi Spanks the First Brat

Maureen Dowd, New York TimesTwo men, sons of immigrants, rising to be the head of their own empires, powerful forces in their ethnic communities. Both dapper and mustachioed with commanding personalities. And both wielding a...

Referenda Delenda Est

George Will, National ReviewBrexit shows how direct democracy can be dangerous. Source: Real Clear Politics

Pompeo's Ugly, Cynical, Honest Speech in Cairo

Bobby Ghosh, BloombergHis Cairo speech praised dictators and ignored the aspirations of ordinary people. But give the secretary of state this: He was honest. Source: Real Clear Politics

Why Ocasio-Cortez Can't Be Wrong

Pedro Gonzalez, American GreatnessU.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) and other boosters of the latest redistributive fads might want to consider a parable from the ancient political philosopher Xenophon before getting carried away in their self-righteous...

Right Wing Has Gotten Panicky, Petty, Pathetic

Leonard Pitts, Miami HeraldAttacks on Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez by the right wing and conservatives include a video of the congresswoman dancing when she was in college and an alleged nude photo of the New York...

NYT Report Shows How Deeply Sick the Establishment Is

Newt Gingrich, FOX NewsReported FBI investigation of whether Trump was working on behalf of Russians was run by anti-Trump fanatics. There’s no evidence Trump betrayed US. Source: Real Clear Politics

FBI Probed If Trump Was Secretly Working on Behalf of Russia

Goldman, et al, NYTIn the days after President Trump fired James B. Comey as F.B.I. director, law enforcement officials became so concerned by the president’s behavior that they began investigating whether he had been working...

The Dems Who Cried Wolf

Dov Fischer, The American SpectatorThree years of lies and smears are doing the anti-Trumpian hysterics and haters no good. Source: Real Clear Politics

Miss Your Government Yet?

Yvonne Abraham, Boston GlobeCould absence make the heart grow fonder when it comes to this idiotic shutdown? Source: Real Clear Politics