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Trump’s presidency is an ongoing series of felonies. He’ll be in exile in Russia long before a President Harris can get her hands on him.

Let Trump have his war with Iran. It will put to an end the 2016 claim from Bernistan that in contrast to Clinton, Trump was a peacemaker.

A few of the Democrats running for the nomination haven’t made it to the debate stage. There are no orange slices and trophies for finishing 21st.

I keep confusing Bullock with Bulworth.

Nothing against Cory Booker, but the last President associated with Stanford didn’t work out so well.

Anti-vaxxer Jessica Biesles has torpedoed her career.

Sarah Sanders is going straight to the hot place, where her soul will be cleansed by eternal hellfire. She delivered a masterclass in lying every time she appeared on camera.

This resignation brings joy to all rational people.

Larry Kudlow is openly senile.

It would be good to give up the idea that you’re smarter and better at politics than Pelosi.

Amanda Knox is in Italy. Excellent trolling, Ms Knox.

Fixing a hole

The professional outragetariat lost interest in Howard Schultz, shifting its ire to Biden when he announced.

The only person who will be genuinely disappointed by Trump’s downfall is Glenn Greenwald.

Hope Hicks will testify. Finally, Trump’s pillow talk will be made public.

Bernie’s revised Gotha Programme is unlikely to reach beyond his DSA and SWP base.

Re the US Women’s National Soccer Team: envy of women’s enjoyment is behind all the pearl clutching over goal celebrations.

Up the beach

It’s sad that Lindsay and Paris are no longer besties.

Bern has stalled out. Quite a come-down from 2016.

A network that harangues about “political correctness” is not likely to interdict a culture of sexual harassment.

An illegal immigrant sleeps in the White House at least three nights each week.

If tariffs hit oxy, MAGAts would turn on Trump.

Foreign policy will be largely irrelevant this cycle except for the case of Russia. Gabbard won’t make any friends talking up peace with Assad.

The critique of liberalism is what brought Schmitt into play in the Telos circle. Which is what is appealing about Schmitt to the reactionary right.

It does help that Schmitt identifies the core weakness of liberalism when under threat: its allergic reaction to power disempowers it to defeat its enemies.

Schmitt was not anathema in an earlier era. Both Reinhart Koselleck and Jurgen Habermas cited his work positively. Allegedly, the publication of the English translation of the Struckturwandel book was delayed for years because of its Schmitt references, which were removed.

Schmitt became relevant in a different way post 9/11 with the rise of a new friend/foe distinction in the “war on terror” (i.e., the novel legal category of “enemy combatant”).

D. C. B. A.-25

Bernie stans are laughable caricatures.

MAGAts are simply debased human beings.

Neoliberalism will prevail because today’s national populists are largely stupid and violent, more prone to turn on each other than on whatever conspiratorial enemy of the moment that is their fixation.

Bern’s net worth is the least of his problems.

The Devil is more likely to answer Franklin Graham’s prayers.

At least Meghan McCain is open in her defense of the only thing that gives her a platform: her last name. Without this last name, she would be nothing.

It’s hard to get worked up about rich people on a deadly thrill climb.

Nuns have no fun

The First Amendment will not be undermined by having Assange under oath.

My pronouns: I. Me. Mine.

Pelosi emasculated Trump yesterday.

What was really embarrassing was the geriatric Kudlow kowtowing to Trump like a cabana boy.

When Trump hired Don Giuliani as his TV lawyer, he thought he was getting Tom Hagen. What he got instead was Fredo.

The disaster of Naomi Wolf’s new book could have been averted. Such is the risk of going to a trade publisher rather than an academic publisher (which has more rigorous review processes).

Drake has become the new Nickelback.

Freak

It will be nice to hear from Assange under oath, not shouting from the balcony of his former posh Knightsbridge townhouse.

Trump could always pardon Assange as quid pro quo for the Clinton emails. Or Putin might bail him out.

It’s not like Assange is a poor black or brown defendant. He’ll be well represented in court and outside it by celebrities like Pam Anderson and Susan Sarandon. He’s basically a white collar defendant.

Given that Assange disdains the rule of law, it will be interesting to see if he avails himself of “rights” protected by it.

Pelosi treats Trump like an invalid.