January 6 insurrection

2024, a referendum on the loser

By John Stoehr / January 4, 2024 /

Normally, it’s a referendum on the incumbent. Not this year.

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With disqualification in Colorado and Maine, the damage is done – to Donald Trump, not democracy

By John Stoehr / January 2, 2024 /

Seeming invincible is an election strategy.

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For a Speaker Jordan, the point would be sabotaging democracy

By John Stoehr / October 16, 2023 /

The man’s accomplished nothing but disorder.

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The Big Lie isn’t done with us yet

By Lindsay Beyerstein / January 10, 2023 /

The J6 committee’s final report gives the Big Lie its due, rightfully so.

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The J6 committee dares Merrick Garland to do something

By Lindsay Beyerstein / October 14, 2022 /

Steve Bannon is already awaiting sentencing for defying the J6 Committee’s subpoena. It could happen again. 

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The assassination of Trump’s character, Ken Starr-style

By John Stoehr / September 15, 2022 /

“Piece by painful piece.”

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Queen Elizabeth, Donald Trump and the right to rule by blood

By John Stoehr / September 13, 2022 /

“The monarchist new right.”

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A Democratic president who does not back down changes everything

By John Stoehr / September 6, 2022 /

After “The Speech,” bothsidesism may be a sign of hope.

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No Democratic president in my lifetime ever talked about a Republican predecessor like that

By John Stoehr / September 2, 2022 /

It’s the end of an era.

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There’s no way Biden would use the term ‘semi-fascist’ if he did not believe that most Americans are behind the Democrats

By John Stoehr / August 31, 2022 /

He doesn’t risk alienating voters. He risks missing an opportunity.

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