It’s an old-school filibuster that’s underway in Texas today as a legislator tries to kill an abortion bill by running out the clock in the legislative session. Unlike Congress, the filibuster that Sen. Wendy Davis of Fort Worth is engaged in actually demands both physical and mental challenges. The rules require her to remain standing, Read more

Minnesota DFLer Ryan Winkler followed a pretty predictable script today when he referred to Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas as… well, here: Winkler deleted his tweet, then provided a fine example of digging oneself deeper. First with the non-apology apology: And then with the “I didn’t know it was racist” tweet. Which stresses believability. Even Read more