Purging Anthony Gonzalez – WSJ

Last week had some bad omens for Republicans. First they failed to recall California Gov. Gavin Newsom, and then Ohio Rep. Anthony Gonzalez announced he won’t run for re-election in 2022. Both events reveal the Donald Trump problem that looms over GOP prospects next...

How to Gerrymander the Empire State

Congressional Democrats’ H.R.1 bill to transform elections in the U.S. contains a provision mandating that each state create an “independent redistricting commission” to draw congressional maps. Meanwhile, Democrats in New York, under pressure from party leaders in...

Cubans Want Freedom, Not Exile

Havana In 2010 Cuba’s Castro regime began releasing journalists and human rights activists, most of whom it had imprisoned seven years earlier during the Black Spring crackdown on political dissent. Upon release, most of the prisoners were exiled to Spain. But I...

Congress, Raise the Debt Limit

Congress has raised or suspended the country’s debt ceiling about 80 times since 1960. Now it must do so again. If not, sometime in October—it is impossible to predict precisely when—the Treasury Department’s cash balance will fall to an insufficient level, and the...