2018 Midterm Election Debriefing

So, most of the smoke has cleared. Let’s start weighing how well things in Stumped have held up. First, here…

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The Battle of Kavanaugh: An After Action Report

It’s official. Judge Brett Kavanaugh is now Justice Brett Kavanaugh. It was a colossal battle and a vital one. Defeat…

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An Open Letter to Republicans in the United States Senate

Senators, today you are going to make one of the most important decisions set before you not only in recent…

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Don’t Retaliate Against the Left

The latest border craze has pushed us past a dangerous benchmark. We’ve seen hints in the past year of emerging…

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Why the “Me Too” Movement Won’t Affect the Midterms

Last December, I did a writeup of Roy Moore’s defeat in Alabama, praising the persuasion involved that led to the…

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Trump’s Syria Strikes, Part 2: You’re (Almost) Dead to Me Edition

What’s louder, the sound of the bombs or neocons and their newfound leftist allies, still mad in the throes of…

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Conor Lamb vs. Rick Saccone Proves that People are Irrational

I’ve mostly checked out of politics in the last year because I can’t stand the hysteria ginned up by the…

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The Winners and Losers of 2017

After the earthquakes of last year, 2017, for all its intensity, felt like a lull as both sides regrouped and…

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