Tag Archives: Jeff Sessions

How Does Bentley’s Fall Change Things for Alabama’s 2018 Governor’s Race?

I’m really of two minds about disgraced Alabama Governor and amateur phone sex participant Robert Bentley’s resignation this week. On the one hand, he was a truly terrible Governor and by most accounts not a very nice person, the kind-of hypocrite that would talk about being a Christian as he’s denying Obama’s aid to the unemployed.… Read More »

The Most Likely Candidates to Fill Jeff Sessions Senate Seat…

Will Jeff Sessions be confirmed as Attorney General? Sad to say—and despite a noble effort from Corey Booker to block it—but yes, he probably will be. And that means that there is an open senate seat in Alabama for the first time in almost thirty years. Gee, who can believe Alabamians have won the Turd Lottery… Read More »

Why Are Republicans Acting Like They Didn’t Write the Southern Strategy?

“Donald Trump is a racist!” “Donald Trump is getting support from the Ku Klux Klan!” “Donald Trump is drawing white supremacists becaue of his racially divisive rhetoric!” And that’s just what the Republicans are saying about him. The exact question of how racist Donald Trump is may be the best one of the campaign season.… Read More »