This is politics in plain English.
I started the Editorial Board in 2018 to give normal people a place to read about American politics.
I can be blunt. But I’m relentlessly honest.
I don’t think much matters without loyalty to the truth.
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It’s not just a locals only election.
Colin Powell, 1937-2021.
When democracy is at stake, policies are secondary. The only question is this: Do you want the assholes to be in charge?
The press and pundit corps are not normal people.
Preventing felons from voting is just how it is, right? Wrong. There’s a history. There were choices. And we can change it.
With our democracy under siege, we should use all legal arguments to restore voting rights to as many people as possible.
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First, Black people. Then women. Then Jews. It should all make sense.
Everything we are seeing now, no matter how scary it is, may in the course of time prove to be a slow unwinding of an all-but-spent threat.
The biggest teacher lobbies aren’t doing enough to elevate cultural esteem for teachers. They’d be paid more if they did
Calling out the National Education Association et al.
Whatever Joe Biden and the Democrats decide will be the best outcome democracy can produce while being sabotaged
Cut these Democrats some slack.