July 14, 2009
Honest senator

That's probably an oxymoron, but I have been watching some of the confirmation hearings for Supreme Court nominee Sonia Sotomayor. I must say that I've found her walk-back from the "wise Latina" comments amusing -- and a little bit disconcerting. She's encouraging senators to ignore all of her controversial comments in speeches and troubling decisions […]

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July 14, 2009
Does this inspire confidence?

House Democrats, in an apparent effort to deflect attention away from Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s claim that the CIA regularly lies to Congress, went ape last week after CIA Director Leon Panetta briefed Congress on a proposed counter-terrorism program that never got past the planning phase. Reports indicate that the program was supposed to target top […]

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What kind of #consistency can we expect from the fact-checking professionals at PolitiFact?

The inconsistent kind (how it started, how it's going):

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New column: Newsom's electric cars nirvana collides with reality- CalMatters https://calmatters.org/commentary/2022/05/electric-cars-california-newsom/

This is clever framing to preserve the narrative without actually touching what’s at stake.

Here’s what the poll actually says:

📊 37% say abortion should be “always legal” (preserving Roe)
📊 60% say there should be limits on abortion (which would overturn Roe) https://twitter.com/meetthepress/status/1525821101749714944

Meet the Press@MeetThePress

BUT abortion is now center stage:

60% say abortion should be legal all or most of the time — the highest ever in our polls — versus 37% who say it should illegal all or most of the time.

And abortion has now become the TOP issue for single-issue voters.

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