Party monster

Party monster

The decision by anti-impeachment Democrat (for the moment, at least) Rep. Jeff Van Drew to jump ship and join the Trump-cult-formerly-known-as-the-Republican-party is a head-scratcher for the ages. Trump is hailing Van Drew’s turncoat move as a godsend, while...
Mitch McConnell for the defense

Mitch McConnell for the defense

With the Senate likely to take up at least two articles of impeachment against Dear Leader President Trump, the White House effectively is leaving its defense up to the jury — namely, Mitch McConnell and the his merry band of Republican enablers. Unable to argue...
The Jaywalker

The Jaywalker

Since its creation in the security- and secrecy-obsessed days following the attacks of 9/11, the FISA court has operated in the dark, largely without public oversight or accountability. And it’s safe to presume that former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page is...
Sorry, Charlie …

Sorry, Charlie …

Conservative campus activist Charlie Kirk’s Trump-supporting outfit, Turning Point USA, was given the cold shoulder by the University of Scranton’s student government. It was a case where votes actually count.
Fiction becomes fact

Fiction becomes fact

The Pennsylvania general assembly — most notably its Republican senate and house majorities — has become an incubator for some of the nation’s more strident anti-abortion bills. The most recent measure would require, among other things, death...