Democrats

The New Gender Battle: Tampons v. Whiskey

Steven Greenhut, The American Spectator

The efforts to fund new programs on the back of “sin” products are nothing new. It’s not just California that does this, of course. What’s new is the effort to turn the tax code into an endless fight over gender-equity issues. These policies involve real dollars, often hundreds and even thousands of dollars a month in a family’s budget. Of course, the denizens of social justice will vote for all that junk and then announce their battle to save a family 50 cents a month in tampon taxes or a couple bucks in diaper taxes.

Shameful Treatment of Sessions Harms Our Interests

Pete Wilson, Real Clear Politics

Calling for a special prosecutor when there is no evidence to justify it is an irresponsible ploy. Its purpose is to delay Jeff Sessions from launching needed reform for months. It is pure political obstructionism, putting party ahead of country. The American people should reject this disgraceful performance by the Democratic national leadership and demand that they honor the Constitution and the 2016 election that preserved it.

Democrats Seek To Escape Their Whirlpool Of Failure And Fail At That Too

Kurt Schlichter, Townhall

As Donald Trump triumphantly passed his 50th day as the President of the United States Who Is Not Hillary Clinton, Democrat leaders secretly gathered to survey the smoking wreckage of a party that was supposed to dominate America for a generation and ended up only dominating it until midnight on November 8, 2016.

Democrats need to help fix the Disastercare they created

Charles Hurt, Washington Times

Force these Democrats to take part in cleaning up the mess they’ve made. Meanwhile, principled conservatives in the Republican Party who are opposed to Obamacare or Obamacare-lite should be given a free pass. It should be up to the people who invented Obamacare to fix it. In the end, if Democrats refuse to fix the mess and millions of poor people suffer the dire consequences of Mr. Obama’s and congressional Democrats’ failed policies, then Mr. Trump and Republicans can say they made a valiant and selfless effort to fix it.

Where Does FISAgate End Up? Probably Nowhere.

Andrew C. McCarthy, National Review

We will probably never get a definitive answer. What you’ll get is this: The Russians tried to meddle in the election, but the Russians did not “hack the election” or affect its outcome. As for the rest of it, nothing to see here, move along.

The Battle to Keep the Pentagon in Democrat Hands

Staffing the Pentagon with the same people who created today’s national security disaster and expecting them to fix it is a recipe for complete failure, but this is apparently where Gen. Mattis is heading.

What Has Gotten Into the Democrats?

R. Emmett Tyrrell, Jr., The American Spectator

What happened to détente? What happened to perestroika and glasnost? And how about their long-time fear of a “nuclear winter” and their longing for a “nuclear freeze”? The Democrats have always been big on mixing rhetoric with climate. Though admittedly, Putin and his fat cat cronies have changed over the years from the Soviets of old.