Tag Archives: Congress

Why a lot of pundits do not understand our government

And why we do better at this than they do. Because we’re not pundits. We are voters. As one of us, I vote for a representative in the House and for two senators. Pundits who live and work in Washington, … Continue reading

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Robert Mueller’s statement

This morning Robert Mueller made a public televised statement about the Report, as well as about his specific role as Special Counsel. Fairly needless to say, I’ve subsequently been devoted to the people I follow on Twitter, to get everyone’s … Continue reading

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The Facts of Life: “Bipartisanship” in Congress

Well, not really Congress, because what follows is from Anthony Trollope’s mid-1860s Palliser novel, Can You Forgive Her? And in this viciously witty passage, he’s describing Parliament, of course. But as I read it last night, I was tugged at … Continue reading

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