Category Archives: War Commentary

The Rise Of The Bern

Will he get the nomination? It would be a risky thing and a disaster if he won the election, but it’s hard for me to see how he beats Trump. Bloomberg, on the other hand, might have a shot.

[Saturday-morning update]

The New Post-Trump Constitution

This isn’t going to end well.

If they insist on witnesses, I want to see Schiff on the stand, under oath.

[Update a few minutes later]

Someone on an email list I’m on questioned whether or not it would be permissible to force an impeachment manager on the stand. I see no reason why not; the Senate makes the rules.

[Update mid aftenoon]

Impeachment has become simply another bludgeon in political battle.

Sharyl Atkisson

She’s suing the Justice Department for spying on her, and specifically our old pal Rod Rosenstein. If she wins, this will lend further credence to the claim that they spied on the Trump campaign, but it may take a while to play out in court.

[Update a few minutes later]

Related: The Obama administration’s guerilla war against the Trump administration.

It would be nice to finally see some accountability for all of this abuse of power, corruption and lawlessness.

[Update a couple minutes later]

I don’t understand why the Barr Justice Department continues to stonewall on the Flynn case. Someone should ask Barr.

The Suleimani Strike

Thoughts and links from Instapundit.

We’ve been letting Iran get away with far too much for four decades. And the George W. Bush administration was feckless in that regard as well. I had thought one of the primary purposes of removing Saddam was to pressure Iran, but if that was part of the plan they botched it almost completely.

[Monday-morning update]

A Twitter thread from John Hayward on the pusillanimity of the media, the Obama administration, and the UN.