What the Putinists Get Wrong About Ukraine
Those favor of ending Western support for Ukraine underestimate Ukrainian resolve, Russian cruelty, and the consequences of preventing a Ukrainian victory.
Putinists Prepare for Final Step in U.S. House
Amidst the apparent chaos, the Kremlin Caucus is winning. Next up is promising full support for a Speaker who never allows a vote on Ukraine funding.
Putinists in the House Take the Next Step
Having kept Ukraine funding out of the Continuing Resolution, the Kremlin Caucus schemes to freeze the House and get a Speaker who never lets it hit the floor.
House GOP Majority to Ukraine: Drop Dead (UPDATED)
After aid to Ukraine passes the House thanks to Democratic votes, the Speaker is dropping all GOP conditions to keep the government open – except ending Ukraine funding.
The Not-So-Hidden Reason For a Shutdown
Amidst all the talk of appropriations processes and “the border,” the Congressional GOP fire-eaters’ actions have revealed their priority: cutting off Ukraine.
Trump Wins the Moscow Primary
This electorate has only one voter: Vladimir Putin. He has made his preference clear: Donald Trump. Thus the Moscow primary is over.
Why Biden Has No Serious Primary Challenger
Contrary to what everyone else might think, there is only one person not named Joe Biden who can be the Democratic nominee – and Democrats prefer Biden to her.
NY Dems Blame Immigrants for Bad Policies
Neither Mayor Adams nor Governor Hochul will address rent control or exclusionary zoning. So they blame immigrants instead.
About Last Night
For the first time in my life, I watched a Republican presidential debate from the other side. This time, I was able to dismiss minutiae that would have been obsessions sixteen, twelve, or even eight years ago. It let me see the broader theme of the night – and the party.
The Coming Chinese Communist Collapse
The regime’s go-to methods of repression and data erasure, which failed on COVID, are now being used on the economy. It will not go well.