Suicide by endorsement

Suicide by endorsement

Even more so that the current occupant of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, twice-removed Alabama Supreme Court Justice (and accused pedophile) Roy Moore is a cartoonishly bad political candidate. But the GOP swallowed hard and backed him in last Tuesday’s special...
McConnell’s baby

McConnell’s baby

Arizona Republican Rep. Trent Franks resigned following reports that he offered millions of dollars to one or more female staffers in exchange for … uh … bearing his child. This, of course, is a totally normal thing in Washington, a town where big-bucks...
Lighting up

Lighting up

Pennsylvania’s own Sen. Pat Toomey — a guy who refuses to hold open town hall meetings — burns the futures of his middle- and lower-income constituents (to say more of the millions more nationwide) in order top deliver massive, unnecessary tax cuts...
A-hunting they will go

A-hunting they will go

Pennsylvania’s famously bought-and-paid-for legislature (especially the Republicans who run both of its chambers) limps from one budget deficit to the next, plugging and patching the fiscal holes with cuts, borrowing, gambling revenue and short-term accounting...