Excerpt: I have not seen the video.

Not saying I won’t, but for now, I’ve chosen not to.

Early in an opinion issued recently by a unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, Judge Raymond Randolph says: “Although the parties have not raised it, one issue needs to be resolved before we turn to the merits of the case.”

Excerpt: Day after day after day during a presidential campaign the candidates will speak to the American people and promise that when elected they, yes they, will be the United States next great communicator by bringing more transparency to the Oval Office.

Excerpt: At great political peril, George Ryan did the right thing.

Not to canonize the man. After all, the then-governor of Illinois was later imprisoned on corruption charges.

Excerpt: Well, this is a fine mess.

After years of moaning about various “conspiracies” against them, conservative activists finally have a real (i.e., not manufactured by Fox or inflated by Limbaugh) piece of evidence to take before the court of public opinion.

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Breaking news: Conservative organizations suddenly have found common cause with one of their favorite objects of contempt — the benighted Mainstream Media.

Or as the Tea Party queen and former Alaska governor likes to put it, the “lamestream media.”

Thirty-one months ago Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell affronted the media and other custodians of propriety by saying something common-sensical.

 

Excerpt: Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol” is a gooey confection of seasonal sentiment. It also is an economic manifesto that Dickens hoped would hit with “twenty thousand times the force” of a political tract.

Excerpt: Enough with this “enough” business.

Latest to the question of whether a person is sufficiently identifiable as belonging to a particular demographic is Ted Cruz — the conservative Texas senator who happens to be of Hispanic descent.

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