Senate Republicans insult every American who ever had jury duty

This post is related to my latest column in The Baltimore Sun. To read that column, click here. -o- I realize we are long past the time when we might expect Republican senators to stand on principle and set a good example for the rest of the country. But, in fleeting moments of weakness and … Continue reading Senate Republicans insult every American who ever had jury duty

Ford pardoned Nixon. Now Biden should pardon Trump? To hell with that.

When President Gerald Ford pardoned his predecessor, Richard Nixon, from any and all crimes he might have committed in the Watergate scandal, Ford’s approval rating dropped 20 points. He also lost the 1976 election to Jimmy Carter, and the Nixon pardon is oft-cited as the main reason. The New York Times called Ford’s decision “a … Continue reading Ford pardoned Nixon. Now Biden should pardon Trump? To hell with that.