This Week’s Podcast: The Grownups Are Fleeing the White House

This Week’s Podcast: The Grownups Are Fleeing the White House

Sarah Huckabee Sanders says lots of laughable things in her daily press briefings, but yesterday took the cake, as she proclaimed that “This is an intense place, as is every White House, and it’s not abnormal that you would have people come and go.” This...
How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws

How Political Pessimism Helps Doom Tougher Gun Laws

It’s predictable after every new mass-shooting horror: The political right’s reflexive call for “thoughts and prayers,” which is then mocked by people who favor more gun restrictions for lacking any accompanying ideas for preventing future killings. But there’s an...