The Mayonnaise Clinic
Normal Politics Resolved the Debt Ceiling Crisis
It was stupid but it worked.
Janet Yellen Had Better Have a Secret Plan for the Debt Limit
It's happened before: In 1985, Treasury Secretary James Baker had more than one such plan, and his use of them prevented economic disaster.
This Week in the Mayonnaise Clinic: Debt Limit Scenarios
There are (better) options besides not paying interest on government bonds
The Trump-CNN Town Hall Was Useful and Appropriate
And you'd better get used to seeing Trump on TV like this
Now It's Time to Start the Fiscal Negotiation
Don't call it a debt limit deal...
The Fox-Dominion Settlement Was No Parking Ticket
With Tucker Carlson's firing, we're seeing the large costs, financial and non-financial, that are befalling Fox for its lies.
The Martini Police, with Peter Suderman
Listen now (55 min) | The semi-annual cocktail podcast returns for spring.
House Republicans Debate Whether to Shoot Themselves in the Foot
Plus: House moderates flesh out a debt-ceiling endgame.
I Have Thoughts About This Ron DeSantis Pudding Ad
Who is this ad for? Not Republican primary voters. At least, not directly. But it does get at some serious electoral problems for the Florida governor.
The Arrival of 'Normal Politics' for the Debt Ceiling
Plus: A dispute in LA over whether crime matters.
Elon Musk Wants You to Hear About Substack Notes
He's boosting the Substack competitor to Twitter that he wants to kill. Plus: Killer AI sounds fake to me.
This Week in the Mayonnaise Clinic: Elon Musk's Twitter Misadventure Is Unusual Only in Scale
Lots of billionaires have convinced themselves they understand the secret to running a profitable media company when they don't. Plus: Oysters!
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