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Graham-Cassidy: The GOP’s Worst Effort Yet

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 23, 2017 11:06AM

Graham-Cassidy is a legislative version of Lindsey Graham’s political career: it tries to serve as many masters as possible, only to disappoint most of them.

Sean Spicer Hasn't Changed Just Because He Made Some Jokes

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 18, 2017 6:01PM

Sean Spicer’s appearance at Sunday night’s Emmy awards was funny, but still problematic. 

What Does Bernie’s Medicare For All Bill Mean?

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 17, 2017 2:24PM

We may not see Sanders’ bill ever come to fruition, but there’s a better-than-average chance that a more moderate bill will get through.

ESPN Took The Easy Way Out On Jemele Hill Controversy

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 15, 2017 4:40PM

ESPN could have defended Hill’s right to her beliefs; instead, they slunk away from a fight worth having.

The Impossible Standard Of Ideological Purity Tests

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 11, 2017 4:19PM

As the saying goes, slow motion is better than no motion. Let's not let perfect be the enemy of good. 

No, This Isn't The 'Trump Pivot' We've Been Promised

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 8, 2017 4:48PM

This is about getting praise, the cooperation between Democrats and Trump we are seeing will extend no further than that. 

Verrit: What The Hell Is Hillary Thinking?

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 8, 2017 12:10PM

This strain of liberalism champions progressive values when it is convenient, but has no qualms about abandoning them in favor of self-preservation. And Hillary Clinton is the face of it.

Why Is Donald Trump Ending DACA?

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 6, 2017 10:55AM

The economic benefits of DACA are clear; what’s even more apparent is the damage the Trump administration will do to our economy by rescinding it.

Harriet Tubman May Not Be On The 20 After All

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 4, 2017 11:13AM

There are distasteful elements of this country’s past, and while the first step to overcoming a problem is admitting you have one, acknowledgment that’s not followed by action is ultimately meaningless.

David Clarke: The Next Unsurprising Addition To Team Trump

  • Ryan Ross
  • Sep 2, 2017 1:37PM

Trump loves to place himself in the company of traditional power figures like police officers and military generals, believing that he will be viewed as powerful by association.