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2022: A Consequential Year in Review
The GOP’s George Santos Dilemma
Get Ready for the Right's Bonfire of Vengeance
Tucker Carlson and the Dangers of Crying Wolf
What They Said Back Then
MAGA's Meltdown Over Zelensky
What It Was Like at TPUSA’s Post-Election AmericaFest
Cautionary Pundit Tales
Why Just Ban CRT?
Our Billionaire Trolls
What Were You Thinking?
What the AR-15 Does to a Child's Body
Best of Morning Shots #1
Sinema's Independence Day
Trump's Very Fine People
So Much #Losing
No, There Are No Red Lines
Terminating the Constitution
Kanye Clarifies a Few Things
Arizona's Groomer-in-Chief of Crazy
It Was a Conspiracy. And It Was Sedition.
Does Elon Musk Understand...
"I really like this guy. He gets me."
Some Thoughts About Gratitude
Kevin McCarthy's "Crossover" Problem
The Hollow Men of the GOP
Is The Twitterpocalypse Nigh?
No Sex, Please. We’re Republicans.
Will This Time Be Different?
Trump Will Burn It All Down
Normies > Crazies
The Knives Are Already Out
Elon Musk, Savant Idiot?
Don’t Be Pauline Kael
The Anti-Anti-DePape Right
"Falsehood Flies, And Truth Comes Limping After It"
"What the Hell is Wrong With These People?"
An Attack, a Viral Lie, and Elon's Inferno
A Contagion of Cruelty
Dark Scenario Rising
A Carnival of Shambolism
"An Olive Branch To A War Criminal"
Liz Cheney Scorches the Pro-Putin Wing of the GOP
Michael Fanone Has Some Things He’d Like To Say About Kevin McCarthy
The Right Normalizes Anti-Semitism
Kevin McCarthy's Chaos Agenda
Elon Musk is Putin's (and China's) Useful Idiot
Is Romney's Non-Endorsement Really Puzzling?
A Coup in Three Tweets
Alex Jones's Billion Dollar Lies
"A Concierge at a Rock Star Hotel"
Four Things You Really Ought to Read Today
“Kanye. Elon. Trump.”
Ben Sasse Is About To Be Tested. Bigly.
Ruy Teixeira’s Warning to the Democrats
Herschel Walker is a Preview of 2024
The Trump Before Trump: Krauthammer's Warning
The GOP’s “Coco Chow” Moment
Reliving a Sordid Chapter in American History
MAGA's New Mantra: "Blame America First"
The Right’s Lust for Violence
The Sublime and the Shambolic
Democracy Is Too Important To Be Left To the Lawyers. But. . .
O Dearie (Again)
The Art of the Steal
Merrick Garland's Red Line
Did DeSantis Really Think This Through?
This Storm *Is* Coming
The Cruelty and the Crazy
General Mark Hertling: Russia's Army Is Terrible. But It's Not Over.
All The GOP’s Faustian Bargains
Will the U.S. Abandon Ukraine? It Could Happen.
Why Ukraine Is Winning
The Character of a Queen
Reminder: When Romney Lost, Trump Called for “A Revolution”
A Risible Ruling
Trying to Win MAGAs Over Is Not Appeasement
Fake Elector, COVID and Kids, and "Semi-Fascism"
The American Dream, Abortion, Ukraine and Courting Older Voters
The Mystery of the Missing Republican Ad Money
The Military and the Fate of Democracy
The Dobbs Backlash is Real
To Charge or Not to Charge
Forgiving Student Loans: Bad Politics, Bad Policy
Trump was Breitbart. DeSantis is Infowars.
Protecting The Donald
"Now, The Real Work Begins"
Would the GOP Nominate an Indicted Trump?
Mar-a-Lago Goes NUCLEAR
Trump Pleads the Fifth
A Uniquely Dangerous Moment
The DOJ Crosses the Rubicon
I’m Sorry, But He’s Running
Alex Jones Gets His Reality Check
What The Right's Embrace of Orbán Tells Us
What Did Kansas Tell Us About Abortion?
The Good, Bad, and Very Ugly
Why Garland Should Go Big
"We'd Take Apart the Black Sea Fleet"
Crackups, Proxy Wars, and Third Parties
What Fresh Hell?
On ECA: Don't Make the Perfect the Enemy of the Good
They Keep Telling Us Who They Are
"A Stain On Our History"
Ready For Prime Time
Is The Media Too Mean to Joe Biden?
Signs of GOP Trump Fatigue?
Of Course He’s Running
The One Thing That Could Save Joe Biden
Timeline of a (Premeditated) Coup
How To Charge Donald Trump
But He Doesn't Fight
Did It Really Happen?
Unlike the GOP, the Brits Still Have Guardrails
Cautionary Pundit Tales
The Libs Who Hate Liz
A Crisis of Patriotism
The Big Lie Is Just the Pretext
What Liz Said
Cassidy Was Trump's Worst Nightmare
Playing Scrabble in the Thunderdome
A Culture of Life? Don't Count on It
What Comes Next?
Donald Trump's Insane Criminal Conspiracy
Ron Johnson's Electoral Fraud
Trump Did This
The Madness (and Danger) of the Texas GOP
Has the Tide Really Turned in Ukraine?
"A Revolution Within a Constitutional Crisis"
Why Steve Bannon Is So Dangerous
Big Night For The Big Lie
Garbage All The Way Down
Department of Whataboutery
The Case Against Donald J. Trump
Can We Please Use the Word “Women”?
It's the Crime, Stupid
The GOP’s Other Big Lie
Trump Will Be On Trial This Week
Has the Tide Turned in Ukraine?
“Life Has Never Been Normal”
‘Never Again’ Happens Again (And Again)
What the AR-15 Does to a Child's Body
A Crisis of Guns = A Crisis of Democratic Governance
Can We Stop Mass Shootings?
The Long Disgrace of the NRA
Is Trump Losing His Grip? Maybe.
A Bad Night for Trump’s Big Lie
The GOP Goes Soft on Terror
The Good, Bad, and the Really Ugly
Biden Hits the Right Note
The Revenge of Dark MAGA?
Our Billionaire Trolls
The New MAGA Establishment Prevails
McDonald’s and the Future of Russia
Toxic Ideas Can Have Fatal Consequences
The Replacement Theory -- And Terrorist Practice
The Jan. 6th Committee Escalates
Chuck Schumer’s Political Malpractice
The Big Lie Gets Its Movie
“Do You Think Trump Was a Danger to Democracy?”
Battle of the Roe Narratives
Cathy Young: Dispatches From the Roe Wars
The GOP’s Exceptional Abortion Problem
J.D. Vance Knew What Republican Voters Wanted
Trump Gets His Hillbilly Senator
The End of Roe?
Tucker and the Dangers of Crying Wolf
Begun, the MAGA Wars Have
Does America Have an Oligarch Problem?
"A Willingness To Do Harm"
A Good Day for Democracy
Bonfires of Vengeance
The Humiliation of Kevin McCarthy
Maybe the Democrats Should Try Popularism
Florida’s “Authoritarian Socialist” Governor
Fahrenheit 2022: A Spasm of Book Banning
Why Tucker Worries About Testosterone
Easter in a Time of Crazy
Our Geriatric Politics
Stop Passing the Buck. Charge Trump.
Words and Weapons for Ukraine
Virginia’s Free Speech Wars
The GOP’s Huckster-Hoaxer Axis
Coverups... In Plain Sight
Mitch McConnell and the Banality of Amorality
Are The Sanctions Stopping Putin?
CPAC Goes Full Orbán
The Kremlin's Manifesto of Hate
A Governor Breaks Up With Trump
Confronting the Horror
The Right's Cancel Culture Comes for Disney
Trusting Madison Cawthorn
Judge Carter’s Memo to Merrick Garland
Warning to the West
Greitens Tests The Limits Of The Post-Decency MAGAverse
9 Things You Need to Know About Ginni's Texts
Too Crazy for Mo Brooks
Senators Behaving Badly
DJT reminds us (again)...
Hawley’s Deplorable (and Dishonest) Attack on KBJ
Yes, Cancel Culture Is Real
The Pro-Putin Wing of the GOP
Vladimir Putin: War Criminal
Zelensky's Heartbreaking Plea
What Courage Looks Like
Biden’s Dangerous Message to Putin
The Best of the Bulwark on Ukraine
Madison Cawthorn Is Not An Outlier
Whose Side Are You On?
Five Hard Truths About Ukraine
Tucker and Barr, and Florida. Oh My.
A Never *Again* Trump Coalition?
What Is Putin Afraid Of?
“This Is Their Time”
“Obstructed, Influenced, or Impeded”
The War on Freedom CPAC Forgot
Some Thoughts on Accountability
The Hinge of Fate
The Massive Gap in Biden's Sanctions
"You Are Going To See Our Faces"
Putin's Most Useful Idiot
The Mask Comes Off
Putin's Right-Wing Shills
Indicting Appeasement in Munich
Second Thoughts On San Francisco?
The Lessons of San Francisco
Remembering P.J. O'Rourke
Your Five Tuesday BFDs
Larry Hogan's Impossible Dream?
Our Upside-Down Politics
How Not to Fight the Next CRT Battle
How Wisconsin’s GOP Is Losing Its Mind
A GOP Crackup?
The Unbearable Lightness of Nikki
Why The RNC Is Obsessed With Liz Cheney
The Conscience of Mike Pence
The RNC Joins the Insurrection
The Deplorable Mr. Hawley
The Barr-Pence Line
Thomas Massie's Epic Face-Plant
No, the GOP Won't Save Us
And There It Is...
Dumbing Down Our Schools (Again)
A SCOTUS Reality Check
Dems' Problems Run Deeper Than Just Biden
How Dangerous is Georgia v. Trump?
A Troll's Progress
Sykes's Law: It's Always Worse Than You Thought
Somebody Else Had a Lousy Week
Biden's Presser: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly
Democrats: Change Course Or Get Crushed.
Why DeSantis Will Blink
Trump Previews the GOP’s Future
Trump's Electoral Forgery/Fraud
Biden's Terrible Thursday
The Doom Loop Of "Relevance"
Joe Biden Needs Four Sister Souljah Moments
Would The Bills Really Save Democracy?
Why RonJon Might Win
More Depraved Indifference to Human Life
Ted Cruz and the Politics of Groveling
How Did We Not See It Coming?
What They Said Then
Thoughts On Our Political Exhaustion
A Sobering New Year