No Labels, the ostensibly post-partisan group founded in 2010 to promote "a new politics of problem solving," launched a press offensive this week, writes Gene Healy. According to the group's newly minted national leaders, Sen. Joe Manchin, (D-W.Va.) and former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman, our political leaders need to "step up" and, er, "be willing to sit down" with members of other parties: "hyper-partisanship" is bad news.
Let people join with the like-minded to reject officials and laws that don’t suit them and to construct systems that do.
The mom got the kid back, but not the car.
The president's final batch of clemency actions includes commutations for dozens of nonviolent drug offenders.