Michael Tracey

blame

Trump isn’t the only one to blame for our slack response to COVID-19

24 March 2020 3:00 am

One of the mantras for interpreting the nature of Donald Trump has always been to take him ‘seriously, but not…

tulsi

Why Tulsi backed Biden

20 March 2020 12:04 pm

Though neither her supporters and detractors wanted to hear it, Tulsi Gabbard was always clear that she would support the…

elizabeth warren

Are you suffering from Elizabeth Warren Denial Syndrome?

7 March 2020 6:55 am

Elizabeth Warren did not die in a tragic accident yesterday. But judging by the reactions of America’s journalists and academics,…

democrats

What could divide the Democrats more than conspiring to stop Bernie?

3 March 2020 3:15 pm

Perhaps the intense wave of establishment Democratic party consolidation around Joe Biden over the past 48 hours isn’t a concerted…

joe biden

The media’s clueless coverage of the Biden candidacy

1 March 2020 2:25 pm

At the time of writing, Joe Biden is on course for an approximately 30 point victory in South Carolina. Not…

bloomberg

Bloomberg is a bigger threat to democratic norms than Trump

20 February 2020 5:14 am

Mike Bloomberg publicly admitted just a few years ago that he ‘couldn’t win’ the presidency because his political program would…

void

Void the Iowa caucus results

5 February 2020 4:57 am

Perhaps the most annoying response to last night’s Iowa debacle are the haughty scolds from journalists and pundits chastising anyone…

abuse

You call this ‘abuse of power’?

1 February 2020 3:48 am

By impeaching Donald Trump on December 18, 2019, the House of Representatives declared that the offenses contained in the articles…

kamala harris

Kamala Harris’s downfall has been obvious for months

4 December 2019 2:14 pm

The most meme-friendly and amusing explanation for Kamala Harris’s demise is that she was splattered by Tulsi Gabbard over the…

tulsi

Tulsi Gabbard was a dove on the warpath

17 October 2019 3:45 am

It was never especially plausible that Tulsi Gabbard would follow through on her threat to boycott last night’s presidential debate.…

pelosi impeachment

Brace yourselves for the impeachment frenzy

28 September 2019 7:09 am

We’re told over and over by fairweather Constitutional scholars that impeachment is a ‘political process.’ Which is to say: it’s not…

bernie sanders elizabeth warren

The eve of the Bernie-Warren online battle

21 September 2019 2:59 am

The great ‘Bernie vs. Warren’ online wars have yet to fully commence, and the current state of affairs resembles something…

houston

In Houston, Biden got his teeth into Sanders

13 September 2019 4:33 pm

To the extent Joe Biden is capable of actually formulating coherent sentences – a questionable proposition – he delivered an…

elizabeth warren consultant

Elizabeth Warren is the darling of the Democratic consultant class

24 August 2019 2:00 am

If you blinked, you probably missed it: a rather interesting 2020 presidential poll came out this week. Not one of…

joe biden losing mind gaffe

Joe Biden isn’t ‘gaffe-prone’, he’s losing his mind

17 August 2019 4:11 am

‘Gaffe?’ Who invented this nonsensical term? Its only common usage seems to be among political journalists and pundits, as a…

bernie sanders

Bernie monsters the moderates

1 August 2019 3:02 am

Did someone give Bernie Sanders a hit of speed or was he just especially animated? Last night’s debate performance was…

kamala harris joe biden potshot

Harris’s premeditated potshot won’t come close to sinking Biden

29 June 2019 12:09 am

Joe Biden ran two presidential campaigns alongside Barack Obama and served as vice president for eight years, yet his decades-old…

bernie sanders

The Bernie Sanders paradox

25 June 2019 1:52 am

Anton Gunn was holding court at the South Carolina Democratic Convention this weekend, eager to regale journalists with tales of…

robert mueller collusion

The Inevitability of Impeachment

1 June 2019 7:37 am

It looks more and more like a foregone conclusion that impeachment proceedings will be initiated against Donald Trump in the…

obama joe biden

Why Joe won’t blow it

11 May 2019 4:54 am

A common fallacy circulating among the pundit class is that every presidential election cycle will be as ‘disruptive’ as 2016…

warren impeachment

The madness of the Democratic impeachment crusade

30 April 2019 1:31 am

Since the release of the Mueller report, with each passing day comes a new and increasingly strident demand to impeach…

robert mueller collusion

Robert Mueller pursued every avenue to dispel the collusion myth

20 April 2019 4:59 am

If the report released Thursday proved anything, it was that Robert Mueller and his team of prosecutors had an extremely…

assange

The soiling of Julian Assange

13 April 2019 9:54 am

Here’s an intense irony for you. The journalistic activity for which Julian Assange has been indicted in the Eastern District…