Wednesday’s anti-democratic (and anti-Democratic) shenanigans in Wisconsin were just part of a GOP effort to destroy the Democrats’ power base nationwide. Can they succeed? Jon Cummings says, definitely maybe.
Conservatives now claim the Constitution as their own — yet couldn’t bring themselves to read it in its entirety on the House floor. Jon Cummings examines the flaws of Tea Party-brand strict constructionism.
Katy Perry’s aborted Sesame Street appearance launched a short-lived kerfuffle, but offers a neat allegory for explaining the idiocy of the current political climate. Jon Cummings considers the merits of Katy’s cleavage and other assorted boobs.
The Republican Partyâ€™s annus became considerably more horribilis this week, with Arlen Specter switching parties, President Obama taking what amounted to a 100-days victory lap (despite the economyâ€™s continuing decline),…