Former President Donald Trump is on trial in the U.S. Senate after being impeached in the House of Representatives. Trump is accused of inciting the riot that attacked the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021. In the case presented by House impeachment managers, they accused Trump of being “singularly responsible” for the attack. Democrats asked … Read more
In an ideal world, Joe Biden’s clear electoral win against Donald Trump – in both the popular vote and the electoral college – combined with his swearing in despite all the post-election conspiracy theorizing, would do the trick. In a liberal fantasy, the scales would fall from the eyes of the most devoted Trump follower … Read more
Democrats should get rid of the filibuster. It really isn’t a close call. President Biden’s agenda is popular. It was popular when he received 81 million votes for it, and it’s popular now that he is beginning to implement it. Republican ideas on a host of issues, from government spending to climate change and the … Read more
Wrote a longish piece on whether AOC can/will run in 2024 for a new site I’m tinkering with. Oliver WillisOne of the first political bloggers in the world, Oliver Willis has operated OliverWillis.com since 2000. Contributor at Media Matters for America and The American Independent. Follow on Twitter at @owillis. Full bio.