Forget it Jake, it’s the Iowa Caucus

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“How” matters more than “what”

Suddenly campaign finance reform is all the rage in the Democratic primary. Hillary Clinton is the latest to make the issue a key part of her pitch to voters, and I suppose that’s a good thing, inasmuch as we know that the heavy influx of private money into our political system is a very bad… Continue reading “How” matters more than “what”

Martin O’Malley is right about ISIS, and we ignore that at our peril

Let me start with a disclaimer: I haven’t liked Martin O’Malley since I figured out who this Tommy Carcetti guy was (I was years late watching The Wire, sue me), and seeing the legacy of his term as Baltimore mayor engulf that city earlier this year didn’t improve my impression of him. But no matter… Continue reading Martin O’Malley is right about ISIS, and we ignore that at our peril