Monroe County, Florida, Sheriff Rick Ramsay has relieved Capt. Penny Phelps as head of the department's major crimes and narcotics unit after she was recorded telling a deputy to pull over a black murder suspect and act like a "white supremacist cop." Phelps told the deputy she did not want the suspect to know that law enforcement knew who he was. "We want it to look like you're the grumpy old man. You have nothing better to do than, you're the white supremacist, you're messing with the black guy who's riding his bike," she said.
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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?