Mitch McConnel is one of the biggest scumbags in Congress, which is hard because there’s a lot of competition
Kavanaugh is already a known liar. We don’t need to give him the benefit of the doubt
Kavanaugh has deepened questions about his present-day credibility – a bedrock requirement for the lifetime job he now seeks.
“Disappearing jobs, creaking public services, a lack of affordable housing: all have led to a widespread desire for a rupture with the old order. The radical right is feeding from this disillusion. Only a left that offers a genuine alternative – to hold powerful vested interests to account, rather than scapegoating migrants and Muslims – can hope to defeat this political poison.”
Some dream of a centre party, but the old politics of Blair and Clinton cannot address insecurity and economic stagnation, says Guardian columnist Owen Jones