MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation Friday that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, brushing aside complaints that he is enabling a brazen power grab and ignoring the will of voters. 763 more words
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James Fallows writes in the Atlantic:
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John Kelly’s forthcoming departure as White House chief of staff is a reminder of an important but underpublicized distinction among those who have chosen to support or work for Donald Trump.The distinction is between those whom Trump has made bad, and those who have been revealedas bad through their association with this man.
So, what are we to make of the current incarnation of the Republican Party? When the demographics started to shift against them, a few years back, they pulled off a strategy to gerrymander the living bejesus out of Congressional districts all over the country. 1,514 more words