Baloney is not free. That's important to keep in mind in an era that finds America wading hip deep in a cascading tide of bovine effluvium.
During an Iowa town hall last week, "Beto" O'Rourke, who had pledged to raise the level of national discourse, depicted President Donald Trump's rhetoric as right out of Nazi Germany.
Back in 2016, candidate Donald Trump said he opposed a Republican bill designed to grease the wholesale transfer of America's public lands to states.
During a 2008 interview with then-Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, ABC's Charlie Gibson asked whether Alaska's proximity to Russia offered Palin unique "insight." Palin responded, "They're our next-door neighbors, and you can actually see Russia from land here in Alaska, from an island in Alaska."
In the new Democratic Party, where women and people of color are to lead, and the white men are to stand back, the presidential field has begun to sort itself out somewhat problematically.
With pre-emptive apologies to grammarians everywhere, today we ponder the following question: Who is "we?"
Even after Hitler invaded Czechoslovakia and Poland, a strong pacifist movement in Britain opposed a military buildup to confront Nazi Germany. It vilified Winston Churchill as a warmonger for pushing one.
Mayor George Flaggs Jr. Monday said the city will begin cracking down on vacant and derelict commercial buildings. It's about time.
Joe Biden's explanatory video in response to stories of his sometimes overly exuberant physicality was well-played. He seemed relaxed, sincere, unscripted and, above all, not supine.
It felt, with apologies to Yogi Berra, like "deja vu all over again."
Speaking in Mississippi last week, Democratic Presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren called for a change to the method the United States has long used to select its presidents.
When Donald Trump meets with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg today, the president should give him a direct message: The roster of NATO membership is closed. For good. The United States will not hand out any more war guarantees to fight Russia to secure borders deep in Eastern Europe, when our own southern border is bleeding profusely.
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