OTHER WORDS--In February, Texas Senator Ted Cruz ran off to a luxury resort in sunny Cancún, Mexico during the deep freeze that devastated millions of his constituents.
AMERICAN DEMOCRACY-Ever since its founding, the United States has been attempting to build a society around those wounds, on the belief that hyped-up language —
THE ONE-PERCENTERS-America hasn’t stopped taxing its wealthiest citizens entirely. But that’s where we’re headed.
POLITICS--The decision by the Senate Democratic leadership and President Joe Biden—for no discernible reason—to tweak the emerging coronavirus relief bill in a way that would deny survival checks to around 12 million adults and five million children is drawing sustained blowback, with progressive House Democrats warning that the needless change could come with severe economic and political consequences.
OTHER WORDS-The Conservative Political Action Conference’s annual theme this year was “America Uncanceled.”