Minority rule wrecks us

            Only in the Supreme Court does the majority consistently make policy in Washington.             And most of that majority was nominated by presidents who got fewer votes than their rivals.             A solid majority of Americans – 58 percent today (Gallup) — consistently opposes a ban on abortion. Yet a…

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They would not lie for him

            It is possible to low-ball even Donald Trump’s threshold for corruption.             I did. When reports showed he sought to extort Ukraine to torpedo Joe Biden’s candidacy, the assumption – my assumption – was that Trump had demanded an investigation of his most-likely Democratic rival.             Wrong. What Trump…

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Deadly disease is no trolling matter

            Hardy har har.             Increasing numbers of Floridians are dying of a newly invigorated virus, and Gov. Ron DeSantis wants to make puns of Anthony Fauci’s name.             Yuckety yuck.             Amid a resurgence of death and devastation, Marco Rubio wants to mock face coverings – again.             Chortle,…

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Comparing whom to Nazis?

            Republicans want their history laundered and starched.             This apparently includes likening facilitators of life-saving medical care to Nazis.             That’s what GOP Congresswoman Lauren Boebert did the other day before a red-meat CPAC audience.             “Needle Nazis” were coming to the doors of unsuspecting Americans to coerce them…

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