Krauthammer: “Bungled collusion is still collusion”

Conservative pundit Charles Krauthammer started yesterday’s column with this line: “The Russia scandal has entered a new phase, and there is no going back.” Here is a taste: Yes, there were several meetings with Russian officials, some only belatedly disclosed. But that is circumstantial evidence at best. Meetings tell you nothing unless you know what … Continue reading Krauthammer: “Bungled collusion is still collusion”

Johnnie Moore Explains His Role As A Court Evangelical

I had never heard of Johnnie Moore before he became a court evangelical, but according to his own website he is “a modern day Dietrich Bonhoeffer” and one of “the world’s most influential young leaders.” Yesterday he defended his court evangelicalism in a piece at Religion News Service (RNS).  Read it here. I appreciate Moore’s … Continue reading Johnnie Moore Explains His Role As A Court Evangelical

GOP Presidential Candidates: Quit Complaining About the Questions

Every Republican in the country tonight is complaining about the liberal bias of the questions posed by Becky Quick, John Harwood, and Carlos Quintinilla, the moderators of last night’s GOP debate on CNBC. Were they tough questions?  Yes. Were the moderators liberal?  I don’t know their personal political views. Did the questions have a liberal … Continue reading GOP Presidential Candidates: Quit Complaining About the Questions

Kazin: Conservatives Should Stop Appropriating Martin Luther King

Michael Kazin, scholar of populism at Georgetown, author of a wonderful biography of William Jennings Bryan, and co-editor of Dissent, is upset over the way conservative politicians and pundits–particularly George W. Bush, Michelle Bachmann, Glenn Beck, and most recently Charles Krauthammer–have used the legacy of Martin Luther King to further their conservative agenda. According to … Continue reading Kazin: Conservatives Should Stop Appropriating Martin Luther King