I’m hoping that Ketanji Brown Jackson’s presence will at least improve the current Supreme Court culture. Nothing changes in the court’s philosophical and judicial makeup. But maybe things will be better around the coffee pot, and that has some value.
Testify, Mr. Cipollone. I do believe that you are a man of conscience. Now it’s time to be a man of courage. Yes, you have a perfectly legitimate claim of privilege on some topics. No sweat. Let’s stay out of that. But there are core issues and questions that you can clear up in ten minutes, with the very possible result of saving this country. Do it.
Keep the heat on Putin. As difficult as all of this has been, we have a legitimate shot now at creating a better world. Putin thought he could fracture NATO. Instead he has unified it, and now expanded it. There is momentous opportunity here.