As Casey Stengel once lamented, “Can’t anyone here play this game?” House Republicans decided to force their Democratic opponents to go on the record on the “Abolish ICE!” mantra, scheduling Rep. Mark Pocan’s bill for a floor vote. The maneuver forced Pocan to renounce his own bill, and the vote would have likely driven a stake through the progressive rallying cry for the rest of the midterm cycle.
Alas, what might have been:
In a surprising reversal, House GOP leaders have scrapped a floor vote on a Democratic measure calling for the abolishment of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE).
As we’ve discussed several times here at Hot Air, San Francisco has a serious problem with homeless people using the sidewalk as a toilet
A noteworthy moment for an administration that famously refuses to apologize for its claims. Yesterday afternoon, Sarah Huckabee Sanders
There’s no way Corey really believes Mike Bloomberg is the Democrats’ best bet, is there? Either he’s trolling or he has some sort of con
Monday evening coordinated attacks small groups of young men dressed in black torched between 80 and 100 cars. The fact that the attacks
A coordinated campaign by more than 100 newspapers tomorrow will see publication of a wide variety of editorials, all condemning Presiden
Looks like Colorado state officials have decided that the Masterpiece Cakeshop case doesn’t apply to, er … Masterpiece Cakeshop. Despite
It’s just one source’s word but that source must be close to her to have been in a position to listen to the tapes. Which is not to say t
Several interesting wrinkles emerged during last night’s primary results that could provide hints about the midterm results on Nov. 6.
Is there a blue wave coming in November? One certainly showed up in Minnesota last night, despite competitive primaries on both sides of
It’s no longer too close to call the Kansas Republican governor’s primary.
Last night incumbent Gov. Jeff Colyer conceded the prima
It took the DNC three days to respond to domestic-abuse allegations against its deputy chair — and then, only after most voters in Minnes
So what the heck happened in the Minnesota GOP gubernatorial primary last night? I suppose the shortest answer might be… Trump happened.<
A late evening palate cleanser, in case you missed it elsewhere today. How often do I tell you that a clip is magical? Not often, right?<
Not just any House Democrat either. It’s Eric Swalwell, a guy with an Avenatti-esque ubiquity on cable news as he gears up for a possible
I wasn’t aware that the NY Times published a sort of woke advice column called The Sweet Spot, though it makes perfect sense that they wo
In recent weeks, China’s effort to impose ethnic cleansing on Uighurs in its northwest region has come to light, with perhaps millions re
Let me quote from an NBC story about Avenatti’s recent trip to Iowa to address Democratic activists there. Tell me if this sounds familia
Magician Penn Jillette gave an interview to Vulture today about his career in magic and how he sees his own field changing for the better
You know how you’ve been hearing all this cockamamie talk about the Democratic Party worried about losing so many elections that it’s tur
A fair point from the Free Beacon, if perhaps a bit premature yet. Thus far, the DNC has steadfastly refused to comment on two separate a
Even for 2018, this headline is pretty 2018:
CNN chyron right now: "WH: 'CANNOT GUARANTEE' TAPE WON'T REVEAL TRUMP USING N-WORD"
A grand jury report looking at sexual abuse within the Catholic Church in Pennsylvania says documents reveal there were more than 300 abu
Bad news for American governments and good news for Americans. Their health will improve and governments’ tax revenues will drop.
I think Seth Mandel speaks for all of us.
If Omarosa really does bring him down she has to say "you're fired" to his face or it doe
Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another great lineup for the news of the day! The show will be streamed on Hot Air’s Fa
"80% decrease in risk in suicidal thoughts and behaviors"
What a shame that the taxpayers of Texas have to pay for this.
Probably through the power of unicorn farts and fairy urine.
How do we avoid breaking their rules in the future? Beats me.
Jonah Goldberg, Never-Trump pundit and Senior Editor at National Review, gave President Donald Trump low marks as a husband and father.
Gov. Cuomo: America 'Was Never that Great' - Cortney O'Brien: Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has stepped in it .08/15/2018 14:58:30PM
If the Church cannot govern itself from within, then it will be governed from without.
The politicization of judicial confirmation followed, and was a rational response to, the judicialization of politics.
Guest post by Joe Hoft Former CIA Director John Brennan was outed this week for being the quarterback of Spygate while he was head of the
It’s just breaking now, via Sarah Sanders, that Trump has revoked the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan. It’s about tim
Another Trump critic bites the dust. Former Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty trashed President Trump during the 2016 election calling him, “u
President Trump is just like the oppressors who forced their slaves to sing patriotic songs, according to NBA legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.
Social Distortion, indeed.
A fan of the once-big band Social Distortion went to a recent show in Sacramento and says that the lead singer a
The US imposed sanctions Wednesday on three foreign companies it accuses of helping North Korea with the illicit shipments of goods to fund
'I don't apologize for anything I say'
The collapse of the Morandi bridge on Tuesday has led to hundreds of questions and theories about how it could have happened.
Chelsea Clinton has some thoughts about the economic consequences of Roe v. Wade.
In death as in life, consumers benefit from free markets and the Internet.
The California House has voted to allow people to encourage and persuade the dying to take prescribed poison pills.
He’s raking it in at a clip of $11,000+ per hour over the last 22 or so hours as I write this, but that number’s misleading since a bunch
MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough on Tuesday compared President Trump calling former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a "dog" to Nazis referr
Omarosa goes 5 for 5! Maybe this is what President Trump really meant by this tweet last week. 5 for 5! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump)
I’d rather be a zombie Reaganite than a zombie a-lot-of-other-things.
For all its talk about diversity, the Democratic Party has once more made it clear that it excludes those who believe that unborn babies are