The Democrats want, above all else, for Trump to be defeated. Part of their plan is to so paralyze the country with fear of the virus as to delay any economic recovery until after Election Day.
It’s time for Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to threaten — or invoke — the nuclear option to end the Democratic filibuster of the Republican bill sponsored by Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina to regulate police conduct.
Joe Biden is riding a raft on treacherous whitewater as he tries to appease the demands of the newly enraged and energized African-American voters while staying in the bounds of what white voters will tolerate.
Police do not disproportionately kill unarmed Black men. According to Heather MacDonald, writing in the Wall Street Journal, “The police fatally shot nine unarmed Blacks and 19 unarmed Whites in 2019 according to a Washington Post database.” That number, while tragic, is down from 2015 when 38 unarmed Blacks were killed by police compared to 32 Whites. (“Unarmed” included examples where the victim had a gun in his car but not on his person).
Joe Biden is increasingly critical of President Trump — and, by implication, America’s governors — for pressing ahead with reopening. Warning of a second wave of the virus in the fall, he says Trump should listen more to his scientists who are skittish about uncaging Americans.
The decision of the Department of Justice to drop all charges against former National Security Advisor Gen. Michael Flynn constitutes an admission of the most grievous and outrageous kind of misconduct by the chief investigative arm of the federal government: the FBI.
On April 26, New York’s Board of Elections announced the cancelation of the state’s presidential primary slated for the end of June. With just Biden still in the running, the decision would seem to be inconsequential.
That’s what New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo probably wants us to think.
Pleading the public health emergency, Democrats are trying to replace voting at the polling places with mail-in and absentee ballots.
Sounds like a good idea, but it opens the door to massive voter fraud, which is probably their intention in the first place.
The stage is set for the next congressional food fight — a battle over a phase-four stimulus package aimed at relieving state and local governments.
Truly they have both suffered from sharply declining revenues as business life closed down and patients piled up at their hospitals. Nobody should begrudge them the funds to make them whole.
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