Conventional wisdom in Washington is that Rex Tilleron’s days as secretary of state are numbered. The former ExxonMobil CEO was a surprise pick for the job, including to Tillerson himself, since he had no previous relationship with Donald Trump. Ten months into the Trump Administration, Tillerson is out of favor […]
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Keeping Politicos from Tweeting Doesn’t Keep the Civil Service Nonpartisan. It’s Time to Ax the Hatch Act.
In 1939, Senator Carl Hatch from New Mexico authored legislation, the Hatch Act, that prohibits federal employees from engaging in certain kinds of partisan political activity. Its purpose is to ensure that government employees aren’t doing partisan political work on the taxpayer’s dime. It seems like a laudable goal. This […]
Just how low a bar are we willing to set for President Trump? The president removed a section of his NATO speech last month that reaffirmed America’s commitment to Article 5 of the North Atlantic Treaty. That’s the section that says that any attack on a NATO member is an […]