The first time I heard of Dr. Ralph Northam was when a campaign ad hit the news during his recent run for governor of Virginia. The ad portrayed Northam’s Republican opponent Ed Gillespie as a racist pervert in a pickup truck terrifying small children. Next time I heard of the good doctor he was Governor
I never expected President Trump’s speech to have the new Democratic congresswomen high fiving and chanting “U.S.A., U.S.A.” But he did. The president brought the ladies in white to their feet by proclaiming there are more women in Congress now than ever before. (He didn’t mention that they’re Democrats.) Then they quickly sat down when
Virginia Governor Ralph Northam doesn’t regret his abortion comments. But he does regret dressing up in black face for a Michael Jackson dance contest. His wife probably doesn’t regret preventing him from moonwalking at his press conference.
Multi billionaire sugar scourge Michael Bloomberg is unhappy. And that’s because multi billionaire coffee magnate Howard Schultz wants to throw his latte into the ring. Schultz is taking a page from multi-billionaire Ross Perot’s playbook. He wants to run for president as an independent. And that could make things tough for Democrats, like Bloomberg.
Some on the left want to protect college students from speech and ideas that offend them. But some on the same side wish to punch a MAGA hat wearing 16 year old boy in the face. And that offends University of Wisconsin Law School professor emerita Ann Althouse: “It just beggars belief that the same
Pelosi’s a pro at politics. Trump, not so much. He ended the government shutdown for 3 weeks and got nothing in return but a promise to negotiate a wall Democrats don’t want and have no incentive to build. President Trump offered to take the blame for the shutdown and Nancy was glad to give it to him.
Trump offered relief for young immigrant “Dreamers” in exchange for for his wall. It was an appeal to the Democrat’s base but Pelosi wouldn’t bite. She wants Trump stuffed and mounted, if not devoured. Meanwhile, Alexandria Ocasio Cortez has bigger fish to fry. She says climate change will kill us all in 12 years,