Michael Avenatti is a despicable person; does that qualify him to run for president as a Democrat?

Politics – Down and Dirty

Seems like we are going to have to have attorney Michael Avenatti disturbing the peace every other week with some frivolous lawsuit or scurrilous allegation. This one against Tucker Carlson is a new low and raises the question whether Avenatti was involved in the nighttime home invasion, er, protest at Carlson’s home last week. We

Bob Woodward says press has become lazy— that’s one explanation!

Politics – Down and Dirty

In an HBO interview Bob Woodward marveled at the press “taking the bait” and acting like petulant children (my words!) when President Trump calls some of them “the enemy of the people.” He then goes on to say about the press, “Let’s face it, we’ve become lazy.” But Bob doesn’t seem to be able to

Tester will harvest enough votes to secure third term

Politics – Down and Dirty

Montana’s blue counties finally started counting votes again this morning and Sen. Jon Tester has taken the lead. He won’t give it up again. Lots of votes still coming in from Missoula, Great Falls and Bozeman, where Democrat Tester is running strong. We’ve seen similar overnight swings in Montana before, and I have a suspicion

Election tally so far: ‘Not too bad’ for Republicans

Politics – Down and Dirty

It’s still pretty early on election night, but the takeaway is that Democrats failed to convince large swaths of the country that Trump and the Republican Party are dangerous. GOP May lose control of the House, but looks poised to build a comfortable lead in the Senate. Republicans poised to win Florida governor and Senate

2010 column: ‘America’s moral crisis is threat to our security’

Politics – Down and Dirty

For the past week we have been treated to the spectacle of the mainstream media lecturing President Trump for talking about the dangers of a porous border. They call him a fear monger and a racist; they ridicule him for calling himself a nationalist; they say national sovereignty is out-dated. Well, I beg to differ.