It is the first veto override of Trump's presidency.
“You have to be all sorts of twisted to think ‘making poor people more comfortable’ is a bad thing.”
"One major difference between GOP and Dems is that [Republicans] leverage their right flank to gain policy concessions and generate enthusiasm, while Dems lock their left flank in the basement [because] they think that will make Republicans be nicer to them."
"Trump is privately demanding $2,000 stimulus checks. McConnell is quietly fretting over Georgia. Democrats control the leverage, they should demand larger stimulus in the package being negotiated."
“It makes no sense that we would go back to the politics that produced Trump in the first place.”
No man is above the law and no man is below it: nor do we ask any man's permission when we ask him to obey it. Obedience to the law is demanded as a right; not asked as a favor.
Until we banish the Electoral College, elections will maximize the needless melodrama and, worst still, minimize the sovereignty of the people.
With enormous grassroots outreach that only they could credibly accomplish, progressive activists were a crucial part of the de facto united front to defeat Trump.
When demagoguery scorns simply counting votes, the range of disruption is inexhaustible – that’s where countries go to die.
Democrats will simply have to stop being the party of Wall Street and the arms industry and start passing legislation that actually benefits the people.