Unexpected nail-biter in AZ finally delivers for GOP

When Trent Franks resigned after allegations of sexual harassment and bizarre recruitment…

The curious DACA order from a DC District Court judge

Back in February, the Supreme Court bailed out on the DACA question,…

How many people knew in 2012 that Ronny Jackson was supposedly a disaster?

By yesterday afternoon it was fairly clear that President Trump was opening…

British appeals court agrees to hear Alfie Evans case

As Alfie Evans valiantly struggles to stay alive, his legal hopes of…

Trayon White gets a pass when nobody else would

I assume by now you’ve heard about D.C. Councilman Trayon White’s rather…

“You may shut the f*** up”: Port Authority ethics commissioner quits after pulling rank on local cops

She’s a former Hillary fundraiser so I know we’re all surprised that…

AP, Reuters: Trump suuuure seems headed to SCOTUS victory on travel ban; Update: NPR too

Maybe the third time really is the charm. The Trump administration appears to…

Trump being blamed for Obama’s plan for Nepal refugees

Have you heard about the latest outrage being committed by the Trump…

Joy Reid will not receive LGBT group’s ‘allyship’ award because of homophobic blog posts (Update: Library of Congress archive undercuts Reid’s attorney)

The group PFLAG (Parents and Friends of Lesbians and Gays) has rescinded…

Fresno State president: The Bush-hating professor’s comments are protected by the First Amendment

An inevitable conclusion given the applicable law. I’m glad about the result…

British cops threaten hospital’s social media critics as Alfie Evans loses new appeal

Passions are running hot over little Alfie. It may be that some…

Pelosi: My “crumbs” comment is right on, you know

Has the “crumbs” sneer over tax cuts started to have an impact?…

Ronan Farrow: Hillary canceled an interview when she learned I was reporting on Harvey Weinstein

Ronan Farrow appeared on ABC’s Good Morning America earlier today to discuss…

Kanye West: I am your future president, and also I have dragon energy

He’s running — but not until 2024. He’s a Trump fan, you…

Kanye West: Alt-right darling?

The Washington Post published an opinion piece today under the headline “Kanye…

Trump to Jackson: Hey, I wouldn’t stick around, but you do you

Did Donald Trump give his embattled VA Secretary nominee a vote of…

No longer just listening, Amazon is building an actual robot for your home

Much like Google, Amazon is everywhere. Perhaps you have one of those…

America’s got a fee-vah and the only prescription is … the Comey book?

Lotta people paying good money this week to be lectured about norms….

British government’s efforts to starve two-year-old to death still momentarily unsuccessful

Alfie Evans is alive as of 6:30 p.m. ET but I think…

Lankford: It’s time to reimpose Democratic limitations on confirmation debate

Is sauce for the Republican goose good for the Democratic gander? Senator…

Miss Universe 2013 host: Trump definitely stayed overnight in Moscow

I categorically refuse to believe the “pee tape” is real, as that…

Blue city exodus could accelerate because of the GOP tax cut

A columnist for the Hill published a piece today outlining what she…

Fresno State prof: Damn right I stand by my celebration of Barbara Bush’s death

Nowadays, when embroiled in controversy, it usually makes sense to double down….

China wants to know: What’s your “social credit score”?

“It’s the ultimate version of ‘Big Brother’s watching’,” Gayle King remarks at…

Trump’s 2013 Moscow trip may trip him up

Every time I see the MSM exploding with The Big Thing they’ve…

A guaranteed job for everyone? Bernie Sanders has a dream

Back in the bad old days, a “guarantee” from the government might…

Confirmation woes: Trump VA pick’s turn on the hot seat

Perhaps Ronny Jackson should have stuck to presidential medicine. After a surprise…

Backfire: NRA shatters fundraising records during intense media/political attacks

So much for the strategy of full-scale demagoguery against the National Rifle…

Boston continues its war on Airbnb

Much like Uber, Airbnb has faced daunting attacks from politicians in nearly…

The taunting of Russell Westbrook

Is it too early for a palate cleanser? What if that palate…

Judge arraigns Toronto terrorist on ten counts of murder, but what was the motive?

The driver behind a terror attack on Toronto pedestrians made his first…

More from the British war on knives

We talked about the British movement toward knife control previously, but since…

NYT correction: Actually, Palestinians paying terrorists’ families isn’t a far-right conspiracy theory

Israel’s consul general in New York calls it the correction of the…

Kevin Williamson: How journalism works at New York magazine

Last Friday I wrote about Kevin Williamson’s brief stint at the Atlantic….

Trump: Kim Jong-un “very honorable,” Cohen pardon query a “stupid question”

Lots of stuff to unpack from Donald Trump’s meeting with Emmanuel Macron,…

Midwestern Democrats to DNC: Stop with the collusion narrative already

Midwestern Democrats are concerned the national party’s focus on Trump and collusion…

Maryland GOP Governor Larry Hogan doesn’t care about your blue wave

So is there a “blue wave” coming in November? It’s still far…

Today’s hot topics: Macron visit, NYT corrects, confirmation follies, Armenia unrest, and more!

Today on The Ed Morrissey Show (4 pm ET), we have another…

Breaking: UK judge denies parents request to take son to Italy for medical treatment

Remember the Charlie Gard case? Parents of the young child had to…

Hmmm: Sessions won’t recuse himself from Michael Cohen investigation

It’s fun watching the insta-interpretations of this move, some diametrically opposed, pour…

NYC wanted to be a sanctuary. They just got a visit from ICE

Mayor de Blasio kept insisting that he would remain “defiant” and that…

Nassar victims: USA Gymnastics tried to silence us

We’ve already known that USA Gymnastics kept Larry Nassar’s sexual abuse of…

Rand Paul reverses in the nick of time: Okay, fine, I’ll vote for Pompeo as Secretary of State; Update: Committee supports Pompeo

You need to read Ed’s post from this morning to see why…

WaPo: White House skeptical of North Korea denuclearization offer

Shouldn’t they be? Anyone who has watched North Korea consistently abrogate agreements…

Referendum to break up California likely to make ballot this year

Could it be true? Yes, they’ve gotten our hopes up too many…

This week’s stupid social media controversy: The “dad with a gun” prom photo

Why would anyone participate in America’s unserious, self-serious political-media culture unless their…

San Francisco Mayor promises crackdown on homeless camps

San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell vowed to crackdown on homeless camps in…

Former President George H.W. Bush hospitalized for infection

Just a day after the funeral for his wife Barabara, former President…

Pawlenty says he’ll fight in the primary — and he’s got the cash to do it

Looks like Minnesota will have a wild run to the finish in…

Gallup: Number who say Trump deserves reelection same as number for Obama and Clinton at this stage

A reality check for POTUS’s critics about his odds of winning again…

Jim Acosta to Sanders: Did the president post a racist tweet about Latinos “breeding” a lot?

Via Newsbusters, I read the tweet the same way Sanders does. It’s…

New York plans to thwart future Trump pardons

On the surface, this sounds like just another day ending in a…

Waffle House hero: “I saw my opportunity and I attacked”

James Shaw Jr sounds as though he’d like to be anywhere else…

Concerned over McCain’s health, Arizona GOP tries to change the rules

There’s some scrambling going on in the Arizona state legislature this month…

Irony: Pompeo vote today may set up another nuclear option; Update: WH to Paul: How do you vote for Kerry and against Pompeo?

Mike Pompeo spent his Easter working in a tense diplomatic environment to…

Could McCaskill squeak through for another term?

The Missouri Senate race this year has already been billed as one…

Kellyanne Conway to CNN host: How dare you use my husband’s tweets against me

Via the Examiner. Yesterday, before this aired, I encouraged readers to watch…

Cambridge Analytica researcher: We didn’t hack Facebook — we played by their rules

Did Cambridge Analytica hack Facebook and steal data from tens of millions…

CNN’s Chris Cuomo: Why are you criticizing McCabe anyway?

CNN’s Chris Cuomo interviewed Rep. Jim Jordan this morning and went after…

In Turkey, a challenge to Erdogan ahead of snap elections

There’s something strange going on in Turkish politics and, while perhaps unlikely,…