Month: November 2019

Whistling Past the Graveyard

Odd year elections are typically quiet affairs tending not to make a whole lot of splash or national news. In the hyperpoliticized era of President Donald J. Trump, these elections have captured quite a bit more attention, in part because they offer something of a glimpse into more important...

Stop Excusing a Disgrace

Last weekend, Democrats were rocked by Congresswoman Katie Hill’s announcement of her resignation from the House of Representatives. Hill, who represents the 25th Congressional District of California largely based in Orange County, was considered by many politically-aware Democrats as a rising star in their party. Hill’s perceived ascendance was...