The Residential Library

The sometimes demented, frequently irreverent, and occasionally stupid musings of Ron Hargrove

The Republican Party

Republicans Are Caught in a Paralyzing Trap of Orthodoxy, John R. Kasich

Is divided government good?, by Paul Krugman

Wonking Out: Facts, Feelings and Rural Politics, by Paul Krugman

The GOP is sick. It didn’t start with Trump — and won’t end with him., by Dana Milbank

Republicans Flail and Fail on Taxes, by Paul Krugman

The Dystopian Myths of Red America, by Paul Krugman

Every Day Is Jan. 6 Now, by The New York Times Editorial Board

Bonhoeffer’s Theory of Stupidity Explains The World Perfectly, by Peter Burns

The Rotten Core of the Republican Party, by Binyamin Appelbaum

The GOP rebrands itself as the party of tax cheats, by Catherine Rampell

Which party spends like a drunken sailor?, by Steve Rattner

Biden delivers straight talk — and wins kudos, by Jennifer Rubin

Why can’t our political system address our biggest problems? Blame the Founders., by Max Boot

Southern Republicans Cannot Be Trusted With Public Health, by Margaret Renkl

The Snake Oil Theory of the Modern Right, by Paul Krugman

The Jan. 6 select committee is already exceeding all expectations, by Jennifer Rubin

Republicans Have Their Own Private Autocracy, by Paul Krugman

This historian predicted Jan. 6. Now he warns of greater violence., by Dana Milbank

Republicans now stand for lawlessness and disorder, by Jennifer Rubin

The Cruel Logic of the Republican Party, Before and After Trump, by Adam Serwer

The Radical Modesty of Biden’s Budget, by Paul Krugman

Texas shows that when you cannot govern, you lie. A lot., by Jennifer Rubin

Good Riddance, Leader McConnell, by Jennifer Senior

Never Forget the Names of These Republicans Attempting a Coup, by Thomas Friedman

2020 Was the Year Reaganism Died, by Paul Krugman

When Did Republicans Start Hating Facts?, by Paul Krugman

R.I.P., G.O.P., by The New York Times Editorial Board

Mitch McConnell’s Mission of Misery, by Paul Krugman

No, the Democrats Haven’t Gone Over the Edge, by David Brooks

We Are Living in a Failed State, by George Packer

A Dishonorable Senate, by The New York Times Editorial Board

Bill Barr Thinks America Is Going to Hell, by Katherine Stewart and Caroline Fredrickson

The Great Tax Break Heist, by Paul Krugman

Blame Economists for the Mess We’re In, by Binyamin Appelbaum

Why Fiction Trumps Truth, by Yuval Noah Harari

Why I Was Wrong About Elizabeth Warren, by Nicholas Kristof

How to Break the Republican Lock on God, by Timothy Egan

Twelve Righteous Republicans (and 41 Cowards), by Bret Stephens

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