Earlier today, I taped a podcast with The Bulwark's Charlie Sykes and Jim Swift. We talked about the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), which I'm attending near Washington, D.C.; the brain rot infesting much of Republican politics today; what if anything libertarians have in common anymore with right-wingers; and why pot legalization makes sense even (especially!) for conservatives. It's a fun, wide-ranging conversation. Click here or below to listen.
"My cousin committed suicide while on duty at the armory after coming home from a tour abroad."
In the best of all possible worlds, such actions wouldn't be necessary. In the current climate, boycotting social media might spark a return to a robust marketplace of ideas.
The Utah Supreme Court upheld a six-month suspension without pay, based in part (though not entirely) on these remarks; the judge has a history of past discipline on other grounds as well.
"I want to be clear that the comments I made are not indicative of who I am or who I've become in the years since."