Political Expediency is a Dangerous Moral Guide

Democrats are finally being forced to confront their longstanding hypocrisy on sexual assault. Or at least, that was the hope following the emergence of a photograph of Senator Al Franken appearing to grope Leeann Tweeden, who was traveling with him on a USO tour, as well as her story of how he forcibly kissed her…
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Brazile’s Revelation of DNC Misdeeds Re-Opens Old Wounds for Democrats

Despite running one of the worst presidential campaigns in history, Clinton still can’t come to grips with the idea that she lost. Almost immediately following her stunning defeat she began searching for a scapegoat, blaming “a vast Russian conspiracy,” “voter suppression,” the “Comey letter,” the media who covered Comey’s investigation “like it was Pearl Harbor,”…
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Democrats Aren’t Focusing on the Identity that Matters Most: Class

Hillary Clinton was a poor candidate because she failed to accurately take the temperature of the country and diagnose what ailed the American economy. In fact, she rarely discussed the economy at all. Now, the same Democrats who are quick to chide Clinton’s failures are making the exact same mistake. Josh Kraushaar writes for National…
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Hillary Clinton Is Still Fighting for the Soul of the Democratic Party. She’s Losing

Democrats may fashion themselves to be progressives, but they can’t seem to progress beyond the contentious 2016 election that nearly tore their party in two. The latest event to drag them back through the past is the upcoming release of Hillary Clinton’s memoire—“What Happened”—an epic attempt at shifting blame to anyone and everything but her…
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Democrats Have a Hillary Problem and a Bernie Problem

Democrats have settled quickly into their role as an opposition party, throwing up roadblocks to any and all policy ideas in the name of undermining the Republican Congress. That’s not surprising. What is surprising is that they have so embraced their role as a force of opposition that they’ve taken to attacking their own would-be…
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Democrats’ Self-Sabotage is Undermining Senate Hopes

“Today, I will tell you, with lots of prayers and lots of thinking, I can’t help you anymore being a Democrat governor,” West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice said at a rally with President Donald Trump in Huntington. “So tomorrow, I will be changing my registration to Republican.” Gov. Justice’s abandonment of the Democratic Party, just…
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Hillary Clinton’s Assault on Truth and Reason

Addressing the graduating class at Wellesley College last week, Hillary Clinton’s commencement speech urged students to fight against “alternative facts” and unite around the truth. “You are graduating at a time when there is a full-fledged assault on truth and reason. Just log on to social media for 10 seconds. It will hit you right…
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The Real Reason Clinton Lost: Democrat Voters Didn’t Like Her

Democrats are getting snookered again. Rather than go through the difficult, but useful exercise of self-examination, Democrats are instead reimagining history and once again falling in line behind Hillary Clinton. Noah Rothman, writing for Commentary, explains the Democrats’ current state of mind: Try as they might, Democrats will find no peace in the wilderness. Not…
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Democrats Just Can’t Quit the Clintons

Democrats just can’t quit the Clintons. Despite two devastating defeats, Hillary Clinton refuses to ride off into a sunset filled with high-paying speaking engagements, and Democrats refuse to look for the next generation of candidates to carry them to a brighter future. Over the past several weeks Hillary Clinton has been dipping her toe back…
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So Long 2016 and Buh-Bye Clintonism

So long 2016. It’s been awful knowing you. You gave us Syria, Zika, Nice, and Brussels. And you took Bowie, Prince, Ali and Cohen. That is quite possibly the worst deal since President Obama gave Iran billions in cash and the green light to enrich uranium in return for…the ability to ask nicely for permission…
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