Harris County, Texas, Civil District Court Judge Alexandra Smoots-Thomas has been charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon after going to the home of her husband's girlfriend, parking her car in the driveway and honking her horn, then shooting at the woman after she came out. Smoots-Thomas has been suspended from duties since last year after being charged with 10 counts of wire fraud after prosecutors said she used campaign funds to pay for jewelry and other luxury items as well as her mortgage. Nevertheless, Smoots-Thomas is running for re-election.
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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?