Clara Jeffery

Clara Jeffery

Editor-in-Chief of Mother Jones. Mom. Living in a powder keg and giving off sparks.

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Personally I will enjoy ever minute of the Haley vs Pence courtier drama to position themselves to be the successor while not pissing off the mad king as they try to figure out when to make their move. Positively Tudor!

Maybe Walsh has actually had a profound change of heart. Or maybe he wants to be a first mover.

The thing about Joe Walsh running for president isn't that if offers a less racist, less NRA-beholden way for the GOP. It doesn't. But it's another signal—see Nikki Haley—that folks in the GOP are starting to position themselves now for a post Trump future.

This Is Just To Say I have eaten the bao that were in the icebox and which you were probably saving for lunch Psyche

It’s amazing how much more you dread going to a terrible airport (JFK) than a good airport (SFO and the like)


Hillary had fucking pneumonia and attended a 9/11 memorial anyway and fainted and Trump and his supporters went bonkers and said she was about to die. Trump won't stand in the rain for a few minutes to honor the veterans of WWI. It's astonishing.

I am truly dismayed by how many in MSM got worked—yet again—by conservative claims that one video exonerated these kids. I've watched them all. None put them in a better light, unless you're really reaching. Some are a lot WORSE than original.

Is it possible to lose all respect for an anchor, a show, and a network with one tweet?

Those 5,000 troops sitting on the border waiting for a few hundred bedraggled migrants to show up a month from now could be digging fire lines and helping to evacuate people and livestock from California instead.

Today we saw journalists pull people from flooded houses and throw themselves between violent protestors. Trump says we hate America.

She was 14. He was an assistant DA. He found/groomed her in a custody hearing. He kissed and groped her against her will. He rose to power demonizing sex between consenting adults.

One member of the GOP Judiciary Committee is up for reelection in 33 days: Ted Cruz.