Plans change. I'm tempted to write about Jared Kushner. I'm tempted to write about Trump's mortifying adventures abroad. Even before either of those stories broke, I'd intended to focus this week's post on the alternative to impeachment.
Vive La France!!!! Bless their garlicky, buttery, champagne bubbly hearts. Now the French have even more reason to be insufferably arrogant: They stopped the surge of supremacist nativism. The two Anglo countries? Nope.
Reminder! Today, Monday, May 1, is Rise Up day—with nationwide activities in which hundreds of thousands of Americans are planning to rise up for immigrant and refugee families in at least 100 cities across the country. One site to go to for specifics in your area is IndivisibleGuide.com.
Here we go again. Since Trump sent Tomahawk missiles at Syria on an impulse, certain pundits and some of the American public are once more re-re-re-analyzing him: maybe he's changed? maybe this was "presidential"? maybe he's growing into the job?
If we had an honorable opposition, we wouldn't be facing this impasse—and yes, despite the imminent Democratic filibuster in the Senate against Trump's SCOTUS nominee Neil Gorsuch, probably the confirmation will be rammed through, anyway. But.