Brian Nelson got a notice from city officials in St. Paul, Minnesota, telling him he was delinquent in paying a $50 parking fine issued in December. Just one problem: The ticket was issued against a 1941 Ford that Nelson says is inoperable and has been parked in his garage for a decade at his home in Fargo, North Dakota. When Nelson explained this to city officials, they said he'd have to travel the 250 miles to St. Paul to try to clear the matter up or pay the fine. But after he went to a Minneapolis TV station with his story, an official admitted someone had made a mistake and said the matter could be cleared up over the phone.
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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?