Put ‘er there, Big John

Put ‘er there, Big John

One interesting take on the success of populist, progressive Democratic candidates like Pennsylvania’s John Fetterman in Tuesday’s primary: establishment party operatives are shaking in their boots. The political logic holds that a rise in the far-left...
With apologies to Lewis Carroll

With apologies to Lewis Carroll

I’ve drawn a lot of cartoons blasting Pennsylvania’s ridiculously gerrymandered congressional districts, a map tailored by the GOP-controlled state legislature to deliver its party a 13-to-5 majority every two years. That map is effectively dead and buried...
Razor’s edge

Razor’s edge

Democrat Conor Lamb’s razor-thin special-election victory in the heavily GOP-gerrymandered 18th congressional district has Republicans scrambling. Many, like Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, are downplaying the significance of Lamb’s victory, painting...
Choicest cuts

Choicest cuts

Barring some last-minute federal-court intervention, Pennsylvanians will head to the polls in May and November to elect their representatives based on a district map created under the auspices of the state supreme court. The new map replaces one drawn by the...
Help yourself, dude

Help yourself, dude

Despite overwhelming evidence that government shutdowns and standoffs simply don’t work (ref. the Clinton and Obama years), Chuck Schumer and the democrats decided to take a page from the GOP playbook. Predictably, it didn’t turn out...