Attn Democrats: contempt is Bannon’s strategy, not your victory

(Originally published here in the South China Morning Post on October 26, 2021) The American Democratic Party just handed its opponents another victory in the battle for control of the US government. The US House of Representatives voted last week to hold Steve Bannon, a strategist in the Trump administration, in criminal contempt of Congress for refusing [...]

Grassley’s leap, Bannon’s irony, and why traditional Republicans are like BLM at the NRA

(Originally published here on October 12, 2021 in the South China Morning Post.) The dominoes are falling fast in the American Republican Party. The latest one to tumble under former US president Donald Trump’s influence is Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley, the formerly traditional conservative who now appears to have joined the most dangerous of the [...]