How Team Trump Should Talk About Impeachment

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James C. Humes made that keen observation reflecting upon his decades of speechwriting for Republican presidents from Dwight Eisenhower to Ronald Reagan. In politics, being merely right on the merits isn’t enough. The messaging must also hit the mark. As someone who has made the case for President Trump and the American nationalist agenda for the past three years, often in incredibly hostile settings, I see three themes to message through — and beyond — impeachment.

What the Entry of Patrick and Bloomberg May Mean for Biden

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For one brief moment, it appeared that the Democratic presidential primary would finally have fewer candidates than the 2016 Republican field at its peak. No longer. With the potential entry of former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the actual entry of former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick into the race, we are essentially back to 16 “serious” candidates (18 if you are willing to count former Rep. Joe Sestak and Miramar, Fla., Mayor Wayne Messam).

The Dishonesty of the Abortion Debate

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In 1956, two American physicians, J. A. Presley and W. E. Brown, colleagues at the University of Arkansas School of Medicine, decided that four recent admissions to their hospital were significant enough to warrant a published report. “Lysol-Induced Criminal Abortion” appeared in the journal Obstetrics & Gynecology.

Biden Actually Did What Trump Is Accused Of

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In his fine book Impeachment: A Citizen’s Guide (2017), Harvard Law School Professor Cass R. Sunstein, a prominent Democrat who served in the Obama White House, stresses a key point about impeachment: grounds for impeachment should be neutral in the sense that we would be willing to apply them equally to politicians with whom we agree as well as those whom we despise.