Tag Archives: Hot Air

KOMO News’ Seattle is dying special

“People didn’t use to use the word embarrassing about Seattle, but they use it a lot now,” the narrator to a new KOMO News special titled “Seattle is Dying” says. The focus of the special is homelessness and the ways in which it has changed the city. There’s a section featuring angry residents of one Read More…

McConnell: Maybe it *is* time to rethink the National Emergencies Act

“If the 116th Congress regrets the degree of flexibility that the 94th Congress gave the executive,” Mitch McConnell declared late last week, “the 116th Congress can do something about it.” With Donald Trump’s emergency declaration over border security surviving through a presidential veto, Senate Republicans have quietly begun work to put an end to any Read More…

Suffolk/USA Today poll: Majority think Mueller probe is a “witch hunt”

Vindication? Not necessarily, although Donald Trump certainly painted it that way on Twitter. According to a new poll from Suffolk and USA Today, 50% of respondents think Robert Mueller’s special-counsel probe is the “witch hunt” that Trump has claimed all along. And support for impeachment has suddenly dropped by double-digits too: Amid signs that special Read More…

The women who confronted Chelsea Clinton explain why (Update: Activist apologizes for old tweets)

Over the weekend, Karen wrote about the two college student activists who confronted Chelsea Clinton at a vigil for the people killed in Christchurch, New Zealand. One of the women accused Chelsea of being responsible for the attack because she had criticized Rep. Ilhan Omar’s anti-semitic comments in a tweet. How could a tweet against Read More…