"We have had successful cooperation and engagement with the PRC on a few issues, including on some areas and health," he continued. "But on the most important health challenge of this century, genuine cooperation was lacking. I'm so pleased to be here today to thank Taiwan for setting a positive example and for choosing enthusiastically to be a part of the global health community." … [Read more...] about In Taiwan visit, Azar accuses China of ‘hobbling’ coronavirus response
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Naveen: The other thing that many of us did as young gay men in our twenties was make bad decisions about sex! He may as well own that part, too. Because regardless of whether more serious and specific accusations emerge, the bottom line is all of this was pretty dumb. Politicians are people, too, but it’s literally their job to make good and smart decisions—that’s what we elect them for! It’s tough, because I may agree with Morse’s progressive positions on policy, but I can’t say I think he’s demonstrated stellar judgment in the public sphere. As much as politics is about being informed on the issues, fighting for constituents, and unsexy work behind the scenes, it’s also about being a master of self-perception. … [Read more...] about Is Scandal-Hit Massachusetts Mayor Alex Morse Really a Victim of Homophobia?
But the specter of a violent offender committing another heinous crime after release is every politician’s nightmare. Many recall the case of Willie Horton, a Massachusetts prisoner who committed a rape while out on an inmate furlough program, a much-publicized crime that helped doom then-Gov. Michael Dukakis’ presidential hopes in 1988. … [Read more...] about California is releasing some murderers due to COVID-19. Some say it should free more
CARLSON: We could go on and on. Oh, the ironies. A party that is angry about police brutality has just hired the former chief law enforcement officer of California. Again, there’s a lot to say and in coming weeks, we’ll say it. There is a lot of available tape and of course, Harris will soon provide more. … [Read more...] about Carlson: Biden-Harris Ticket ‘Tells You a Lot About the Current State of the Democratic Party’ — Neither ‘Popular’ with Voters