All MLS logos/badges, ranked.

Major League Soccer celebrated its continuing rise toward adequacy in 2015 with a new, simple, clean logo. It’s not without its detractors, but as league logos go, it’s decent (seriously: Go look at the Bundesliga and Serie A logos). Would that the...

26 GOP Senators who might turn on Trump

There are currently 53 Republicans in the Senate, and so long as 34 of them stand by President Trump, a successful impeachment in the Democratic-controlled House will fail to remove our criminal president from office. That makes reducing that number to 33...

The Last Patrician

A comment on the life and times of George H.W. Bush, after a day of eulogies: It seems proper, here in the chaos of the Trump Era, to feel a certain nostalgia over the passing of a man so closely identified with the Old Establishment values of discipline, restraint,...

One hundred and thirty-eight days

The first skirmish in the “President Puts Kids in Cages and Lies About It” scandal ended yesterday with a tactical retreat by the White House and little else. More than 2,000 immigrant children are still in cages. Trump’s executive order just sets up...
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