New York Times columnist Ross Douthat, one of now two slightly right-leaning voices on the paper’s resolutely smugly liberal opinion page, penned “Notes on a Politcal Shooting” in the Sunday Review on the assassination attempt on House...Show More Summary
June 18, 2017 Posted by Jay Livingston If you want a good example of false equivalency, look no further than Ross Douthat’s column today (here). The turmoil of the 1960s and 1970s generated segregationist terrorism on the right and a...Show More Summary
1. “Video games, you might say, offer a sort of universal basic income for the soul.” 2. Ross Douthat’s best movies of the new century. 3. Cash rewards for losing weight. 4. No more roaming charges in the European Union? (NYT) 5. Markets in everything: the most radioactive hostel on earth. Show More Summary
Ross Douthat gives his list in The New York Times.
"...it is hard to betray an oath of office whose obligations you evince no sign of really understanding or respecting." - Ross Douthat The post Trump: The 25th Amendment, Section 4, Option appeared first on The Moderate Voice.
James Comey’s controversial firing has prompted discussions about removing President Trump from office. Reps. Al Green (D-Tex.) and Maxine Waters (D-Calif.) called for the president’s impeachment. In the New York Times, Ross Douthat argued that the Cabinet should invoke the 25th Amendment and declare the president unable to discharge his duties. Others have been more […]
Opinion | Donald Trump, Establishment Sellout | Ross Douthat: It’s strange – at least to me – that one of the best chroniclers of Trump’s betrayal of his many supports is Ross Douthat, a dyed-in-the-wool conservative Republican. ButShow More Summary
How do you solve a problem like the Donald? In a much-discussed column that ran Tuesday, Ross Douthat offered “The 25th Amendment Solution for Removing Trump.” Our 45 th president has, by now, Douthat argues, demonstrated a breathtaking...Show More Summary
Here’s what I said last month: Trump is like one of those kings/sultans/emperors in the history books who assumed power as a child and had various ministers conduct governance while they spent time in their harem or engaged in falconry. And here’s Ross Douthat: There is, as my colleague David Brooks wrote Tuesday, a basic […]
Ross Douthat, the "conservative" David Brooks mini-me at the New York Times, wants President Donald Trump removed from office pronto. Although Douthat admits in his May 16 column that Trump has probably not done anything actually impeachable, he still wants him out of office because his supposed "childishness" offends him.
Ross Douthat raises the possibility of removing President Trump from office via the 25th Amendment. In Douthat’s view, this may be necessary on the grounds of presidential incapacity: The Trump situation is not exactly the sort that the amendment’s Cold War-era designers were envisioning. Show More Summary
In dealing with President Donald Trump, The New York Times' conservative columnist Ross Douthat wants to skip right past impeachment to the 25th Amendment. That's the constitutional amendment that allows the Cabinet to declare a president...Show More Summary
Establishment conservatives Bill Kristol and Ross Douthat have respectively gone public with their scheming to remove President Donald Trump from... The post Establishment Conservatives Plot to Remove President Trump from Office appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.
Ross Douthat NYT column: Which is not an argument for allowing him to occupy that office. It is an argument, instead, for using a constitutional mechanism more appropriate to this strange situation than impeachment: the 25th Amendment to the Constitution, … Continue reading ?
Ross Douthat, Donald Trump Does Not Surprise: Ross Douthat says that Donald Trump is insane, and should be removed from office based on invocation of the 25th Amendment. But the GOP leadership won’t move on that because they’ve accepted...Show More Summary
Ross Douthat: “As written, the A.H.C.A. basically takes Trump’s gift to the party and hurls it off the highest possible cliff. It is not just the scale of the likely insurance losses, or how much the rich benefit from repeal [...]
The New York Times version of political diversity is that even if you are a scorned "conservative" you can still be tolerated on their pages but ONLY if you are resolutely anti-Trump. A supposed conservative was recently hired by the Times but read this description about him in the very first sentence of this April 12 Politico story:
ROSS DOUTHAT: Trump’s First 100 Days: It Could Be Worse. This piece misses most of what’s actually going on, but it’s still telling that this is the take from the NYT’s house conservative. We’re basically on the trajectory that Scott Adams projected months ago: Trump’s Hitler, Trump’s not Hitler but he’s incompetent, Trump’s competent but […]
"It’s a decision that infuriated many of the paper’s liberal readers. [Bret] Stephens may be a vocal critic of Donald Trump, but his views are firmly right-wing...."Meet your newest conservative NYT columnist, joining Ross Douthat and David Brooks. Show More Summary
ROSS DOUTHAT: Crime And Different Punishments: Bring back the stocks and the firing squad. The tendency in modern criminal justice has been to remove two specific elements from the state’s justice: spectacle and pain. During the 19th and early 20th centuries, pillories and stocks and whipping posts became museum pieces, the hangman and the firing […]