Editorial: Mitt Romney’s profile in courage – The Salt Lake Tribune

I almost literally looked down into my open grave. Friendships, position, fortune, everything that makes life desirable to an ambitious man were about to be swept away by the breath of my mouth, perhaps forever.”

— Sen. Edmund G. Ross, R-Kansas, reflecting on his deciding vote to acquit the impeached President Andrew Johnson in 1868.

Source: Tribune Editorial: Mitt Romney’s profile in courage – The Salt Lake Tribune

Tribune Editorial: Mitt Romney’s profile in courage
Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, speaks on the Senate floor about the impeachment trial against President Donald Trump at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2020. (Senate Television via AP)

Opinion | Pompeo Called Me a ‘Liar.’ That’s Not What Bothers Me. – The New York Times

The latest grifter attempting to divert attention from the shit-show trying to stay in power picked on the wrong person. Mary Louis Kelly’s answer to pompous Pompeo is both elegant and a mini civics lesson.

There is a reason that freedom of the press is enshrined in the Constitution. There is a reason it matters that people in positions of power — people charged with steering the foreign policy of entire nations — be held to account. The stakes are too high for their impulses and decisions not to be examined in as thoughtful and rigorous an interview as is possible.

Source: Opinion | Pompeo Called Me a ‘Liar.’ That’s Not What Bothers Me. – The New York Times

This isn’t hard to explain – The Strokes to Perform at Bernie Sanders’ Rally in New Hampshire 

On the evening before New Hampshire’s FITN primary, The Strokes will perform at Bernie Sanders’ “Get Out the Vote Rally” held in Durham, NH.

Source: The Strokes to Perform at Bernie Sanders’ Rally in New Hampshire | Consequence of Sound

We are honored to be associated with such a dedicated, diligent, & trustworthy patriot—and fellow native New Yorker! As the only truly non-corporate candidate, Bernie Sanders represents our only chance to overthrow corporate power and help return America to democracy. This is why we support him.

Julian Casablancas

Vote.

Here’s the White House Faith Advisor. The White House. As in, the United States of America White House. Trump’s Faith Advisor. #Vote