An unwillingness to let go will lead to gridlock and inaction as the majority party is unable to resolve its internal disputes yet also unwilling to advance the legislative process.
The 60-vote requirement has become a political club not just preventing imprudent action but almost any serious action at all.
If it is accurate to call both conservative Paul Ryan and progressive Elizabeth Warren extremists, does that mean the right thing to do is to average out their ideological differences?
I’m fed up with the anti-anti-anti-Trumpers, so now I’m anti-anti-anti-anti-Trump. Welcome to the tangled web of stupid partisan bickering in 2017.
No one has to agree with House Speaker Paul Ryan, or any other member of Congress for that matter. But what ever happened to basic manners?
When you have complete uniformity of opinions, you no longer have a democracy. People who wail about the divisiveness in our society want us to all have the same opinions—theirs.
Trump opponents question whether his attorney general is allowed to follow Justice Department regulations, the Constitution, and the practices of presidents from both political parties.
The folks at Merriam-Webster today are too busy making the world an angrier, more divided place to be bothered with intellectual honesty.
Americans have a moral superiority problem. A central feature of moral superiority, also known as ‘self-enhancement,’ is irrational thinking.
If the fashion industry is in a ‘Wuthering Heights’ mood this New York Fashion Week, perhaps it’s because they see themselves as the heart of the #resistance to the new administration.
In their letter to Sasha and Malia Obama, the Bush sisters show us how to transcend partisanship and disdain—and instead offer kindness and courtesy.
Writers who claim that Republicans used belligerent tactics during the 2016 election should take a closer look at President Obama’s track record.
Both George W. Bush and Barack Obama’s foreign policies can be seen as classic examples of idealism overpowering cold analysis of facts.
Here are three reasons Republicans should not help Democrats ‘fix’ their abomination of a law, but instead replace it with a sensible one that depends on human initiative.
It seems almost any attack on a conservative was fair game to Larry Wilmore. But even TV execs know late-night doesn’t need another liberal news hack.
As ugly and stupid as partisanship can be, the lack of it would be far more destructive. Nowhere has this been more evident than during the Obama years.
What a failed bill to criminalize killing live babies says about the Left’s indifference to life and society.
Is our politics bitter, contentious, unpleasant, intractable, and no fun whatsoever? Good!
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