The New York Times tries to explain the Russia connection; Hillary Clinton tries to explain her loss

From the Opinion Page: The Russians Were Involved. But It Wasn’t About Collusion. By Daniel Hoffman1 | July 28, 2017 Russians are fond of a proverb, “besplatniy sir biyvaet tol’ko v mishelovke”: “Free cheese can be found only in a mousetrap.” Having long considered the United States its main enemy, the Kremlin deploys a full …

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Laughing my #Ossoff Another loss, and once again, the Democrats are trying to figure out where they went wrong

From The New York Times: Democrats Seethe After Georgia Loss: ‘Our Brand Is Worse Than Trump’ By Alexander Burns and Jonathan Martin | Emily Cochrane contributed reporting. | June 21, 2017 Democrats scrambled to regroup on Wednesday after a disappointing special election defeat in Georgia, with lawmakers, activists and labor leaders speaking out in public …

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I’ve seen this before

From The New York Times: The Democratic Party Is in Worse Shape Than You Thought Thomas B. Edsall | Contributing Op-Ed Writer | June 8, 2017 Sifting through the wreckage of the 2016 election, Democratic pollsters, strategists and sympathetic academics have reached some unnerving conclusions. What the autopsy reveals is that Democratic losses among working …

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Alisyn Camerota sets a trap for Jon Ossoff How can Georgia voters trust a man who can't answer such a simple question?

I caught part of CNN’s New Day this morning, when Alisyn Camerota was giving Jon Ossoff, the leading Democratic candidate for the special election to fill the 6th congressional district seat vacated by Tom Price what at least seemed to be a softball interview. Then, she opened up the trap, and he stepped right into …

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Wait a second! Weren’t we told that it was the Russians who hacked the DNC and Hillary Clinton’s campaign?

From CNNMoney: Wikileaks claims to reveal how CIA hacks TVs and phones all over the world by Jose Pagliery | March 7, 2017: 2:26 PM ET The CIA has become the preeminent hacking operation, sneaking into high-tech phones and televisions to spy on people worldwide, according to an explosive Wikileaks publication of purported internal CIA …

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The appearance of impropriety

President Donald Trump alleged that his predecessor, then-President Barack Hussein Obama, ordered wiretapping of Mr Trump during the campaign, something CNN called “baseless.” Terrible! Just found out that Obama had my "wires tapped" in Trump Tower just before the victory. Nothing found. This is McCarthyism! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) March 4, 2017 From Dr …

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Why didn’t the Democrats see this before the election?

From CNNMoney: Rust Belt voters made Trump president. Now they want jobs by Heather Long | @byHeatherLong | March 3, 2017: 7:26 AM ET The United States is making more things than ever before. Yes, you read that right. Manufacturing output is at an all-time high, according to one government statistic (others indicate it’s near …

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Republicans and Democrats on economics

We noted, last September, an article by Heather Long stating that, “The general public has ‘extremely little factual knowledge’ about the job market and labor force,” and: The U.S. unemployment rate is only 4.9%, but 57% of Americans believe it’s a lot higher than that, according to a new survey by the John J. Heldrich …

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Post Election Stress Disorder: Psychologists actually have a term for the crybabies who can’t accept the election results

From Fox News: ‘Post-Election Stress Disorder’: Vets Take Issue With New Term for Upset Liberals Tuesday, February 21, 2017 | 0845 A state of depression among Democrats has been a nationwide theme since the election of President Donald Trump. And now, doctors are treating this crippling anger as an unofficial medical condition. “Post-election stress disorder” …

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#WeWillReplaceYou

From The Washington Post: New progressive PACs warn Democrats to oppose Trump — or get primaried By David Weigel | February 16, 2017 Last April, working the rope line after a campaign visit to Pittsburgh, Hillary Clinton stretched out her hand to greet Yong Jung Cho. The Democratic presidential candidate was walking into a familiar …

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