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Eleventh-Hour Slander

September 17, 2018 - 7:00am

After several days of showboating and judicial hazing, Democrats pulled out their biggest weapon against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh -- a letter from an anonymous woman claiming sexual misconduct in high school.

No, I'm Spartacus!

September 10, 2018 - 7:00am

It was Day Three of the Brett Kavanaugh hearings when Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J,, launched his 2020 presidential bid as a Thracian gladiator.

Born to Fly, Bound to Run

July 23, 2018 - 7:00am

Republican Ashley Nickloes is the only woman in a seven-way primary race to fill a congressional seat held by one family for five decades. She's also the only military pilot in the race, running against a litany of odds, including the strong possibility that she'll lose to a popular career politician who hunts Bigfoot and made it easier for Tennesseans to eat their roadkill.

Fearing the Worst

July 2, 2018 - 7:00am

It was far too easy to assume the worst -- that the inevitable, finally, had come to pass.

Timber Titan Appeals to Supreme Court Over Moonlight Fire

April 2, 2018 - 7:00am

When the country's second-largest lumber producer tries to take the U.S. Justice Department to the Supreme Court over a forest fire that started under the distracted gaze of a watchtower forester -- who at the time was reportedly peeing on his own bare feet -- you can expect a few sparks to fly.

Hillary, Stop. Please.

March 16, 2018 - 7:00am

She can't let go.

She can't stop talking about what happened. She wrote an entire book about it. Now she's telling people in other countries about why she should have won. In India last weekend, she told an audience that she won in all the smart, cool places and then hit a pandering low that puts a catalogue of others to shame.

Hillary Clinton just can't quit herself.

Going Hogg Wild

February 19, 2018 - 6:00am

It was a profoundly poignant image: Thirty to 40 teens huddled together in a small dark room, their downturned faces illuminated by cellphones as they learned about an active shooter prowling their school.

Can Trump Sustain Newfound Aura of Gravitas?

February 1, 2018 - 7:00am

It was a good speech.

Calm down. I said good.

Despite talking for an hour and 20 minutes, the longest speech since Bill Clinton's much-mocked 2000 stem-winder, Donald Trump's first State of the Union address did exactly what it needed to do: nothing.

Queen Carlson Wins Again

January 3, 2018 - 7:00am

If karma is a b----, justice is a beauty queen.

Collateral Damage Of "Credibly Accused"

December 18, 2017 - 7:00am

As the #MeToo movement gained momentum the past several weeks -- and more than a dozen powerful men accused of sexual misconduct were suspended, fired or banished into the outer darkness, it was reasonable to wonder where it would all end.



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