Political Opportunity of a Generation (and How to Blow It)

Unlike those who believe our democracy is under existential threat, I don’t think so. The guardians of the Bill of Rights are ensconced in their federal courtrooms and not going anywhere. But the political field is fertile, you could say fecund, for a new set of political representatives.

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Little Support for Franken in Home State Minnesota

In the affluent Edina suburb of Minneapolis, a 70-year-old woman in a wool hat and scarf meticulously removed the night’s snowfall from her driveway. “I think we have condemned people before they have the opportunity to have a trial or at least a hearing, just like Franken,” she said.

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