Within 24 hours, I see two articles based on the conceit of making some form of organized gambling a metaphor for capitalism: Jane Smiley in the Prospect (horseracing) and Marc Cooper in The Nation (Vegas casinos). Reason takes no responsibility for damage to your optic nerve occasioned by excessive eye-rolling if you click through. Oddly, while Smiley's the novelist, the second piece is far more engagingly written.
The Washington Post Tried To Memory-Hole Kamala Harris' Bad Joke About Inmates Begging for Food and Water
At a time when legacy publications are increasingly seen as playing for one political "team" or the other, this type of editorial decision will not do anything to fix that perception.
Partisans who abandon constitutional principles because they prove inconvenient are in for a rude surprise when the other team wins.
Even as the district struggles to vaccinate seniors, it will soon allow half the city to get in line.
The president could form a sizable splinter party if he's serious, but GOP defectors would have major ballot-access issues. Might they take over a smaller party instead?
Theresa Mathis was in the middle of a 25-year mandatory minimum sentence when she sent Reason a letter asking for help.