Lunacy’s Last Liminal Lurch


This morning, I am, once again, channeling my inner Pollyanna: this feels like a moment when we are at the threshold of serious change.

They predicted a short senatorial career for Doug Jones of Alabama. Now, we learn that Roy Moore—the one Republican likely to go down in humiliating defeat—is going to challenge Jones in 2020.

For the benefit of those Alabamans who require a bullhorn, not a dog whistle, Moore’s political action committee is named C.S.A.

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And then there’s Georgia. The Atlanta Journal-Constitutiondoes not specialize in elegant, trenchant political prose. But this morning, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution elegantly, trenchantly elaborates on the impending political suicide of the Georgia Republican Party.

And, may I say, it couldn’t happen to a nicer bunch of folks.

Apparently, For Republicans, a 23-Point Gender Gap Isn’t Enough.