Nick Confessore at TAPped reads the tea leaves—and the memos on mobilization of inactive reservists—and concludes that a draft will soon be necessary given our current "operations tempo." From this he infers that we need to start thinking about the best and fairest way to structure the draft before "the need for one becomes inavoidable." But, of course, it's always avoidable. Maybe it's time to tell the band to slow down the tempo.
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.
The new president availed himself of Seila Law v. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.
Partisans who abandon constitutional principles because they prove inconvenient are in for a rude surprise when the other team wins.
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?