Matthew Lynn / Audience:
If the European Union dislikes Boris, they will hate him His successor
Three, five, or maybe ten full minutes. In another culture, The parallel universe, perhaps Europe’s biggest wigs, would have given Boris Johnson a little more dignified time. Resignation speech Open the foie gras and champagne before cracking. In it, however, glotting began immediately.
Former Chief Brexit negotiator Michelle Barnier wrote: “The departure of Boris Johnson opens a new page in relations with Britain. Guy Verhofstadt, a former Brexit coordinator in the European Parliament, tweeted: “Boris Johnson’s regime ended in disgrace like his friend Donald Trump. Undoubtedly we will see much more in this vein in the coming hours and days. But grab. As has often been the case in the past, the Brussels elite has read British politics badly. Whatever Johnson replaces as prime minister, it will be difficult, not easy, for Brussels to deal with.
David Rothkop / Daily Beast:
Boris Johnson’s comic fall and US-UK ‘special relationship’
The political downfall of the Brexit architect was a classic of British political satire.
The British are masters of political satire. From Jonathan Swift Cartoons of George Crookshank in the 18th century, 19th century, puppets Thatcher era On Spit imageThe Brits are always there Saw the laughter In their politics. At times, life mimicked the art of comedy as much as it did during its administration The Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Boris Johnson announced his resignation on Thursday.
Johnson was always the object of a comic image. From her ridiculously serious case to the head of the bed An integral part of the Monty Python ideal of high-class tweets, Johnson almost made one laugh at the loss he was inflicting on America’s closest ally. Approx. That said, being responsible (with a little help) His friends in the Kremlin And For the British ultra-nationalist Brexit, history may one day conclude that Johnson struck the final nail in the coffin of British influence.
Brexit was a failure of Johnson’s signature, but it was far from his only one. Ever since he came to No. 10 Downing Street in 2019, his tenure has been a scandal over scandals, absurd lies, misuse of the Covid epidemic, and finally lies about how his team handled Covid (which The top officials, ignoring the quarantine protocol, encouraged the British people).
The problem did not seem to come to Donald Trump
Former staffers are often forgotten in White House meetings, only to be seen by a select few. Now those twenty invisible things are returning to disturb the people who were assigned to serve them.
Take a look at the photos White house In meetings, there is always an outer ring of chairs by the decision makers sitting around the table – or the staff of the principal -. People with titles such as Special Assistant and Deputy Assistant and Assistant often broadcast between offices when they manage and send messages between bold-faced names.
Yet those principals often forget that young staff – often no more than 20 years old – are in the room. The twenty things that keep Washington going are often invisible to everyone but a select few (usually reporters) who know how to pay attention.
That’s one of the reasons the former White House aide testified Cassidy Hutchinson Surprisingly, the January 6 selection committee hearing was disastrous for Trump and his allies, at least not for the person he reported to, the former White House chief of staff. Mark Meadows.
Atlanta Journal Constitution:
Georgia Democrats rally against ‘extremist’ Supreme Court
While most democratic outrage has focused on the court’s abortion ruling, other important 6-3 rulings on gun rights, voting policy and environmental regulations have accelerated liberal efforts to turn the court into an election-year failure. Has done
The court overturned a New York law Limiting guns Agreed to hear the case in public and in any case Give more powers to state legislators To shape federal elections.
More far-reaching decisions Expanded the role of religion By establishing greater security for public demonstrations of confidence in daily life and limiting the federal government’s ability to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. “
Many Georgia Liberals now use the court as a proxy for Trump, as the three conservative judges he has appointed have emerged as a force against democratic control of the White House and Congress.
It is also an attack that President Joe Biden is eager to encourage as economic unrest and high inflation complicate democratic efforts to retain power in November.
Lindsay Baerstein / Editorial Board:
Although Griswold stands, the state is likely to ban contraception
How so That said, it is like an abortion.
Five states already prohibit abortion Concept Further, these states have decided that pregnancy Begins On Moment Of Getting pregnant
Although sperm entry is dramatic, conception does not guarantee pregnancy. Clinically, pregnancy begins with implantation. Half the fertilized eggs fail without birth control. This means that unprotected sex produces more fertile eggs than any birth control.
In any case, preventing the fertilized egg from being laid is contraception, not abortion. Even the infamous Hyde Amendment allows the federal government Fund contraceptives Which prevents implantation.
Nevertheless, state legislators are likely to move away from their fascinating redefining of key medical concepts such as “pregnancy” and “abortion” as the Supreme Court Usually avoids For their views on socially contested concepts.
Tobe Jaff / American Prospectus:
What will the abortion police state cost?
In addition to the destruction of privacy and the criminalization of women’s health, it is a waste of money.
For now, the “war on abortion” will be led by state governments, and paid for. Some states, most notorious Texas, have already begun raising money to set up anti-dictatorial abortion programs. Dobbs Decision Most importantly, the state established so-called abortion options Program In 2006. Through the program, the Texas state government currently sends $ 100 million in taxpayer dollars to Christian anti-abortion “crisis pregnancy centers,” which use deceptive tactics to prevent pregnant women from having abortions. By 2017, neither MPs nor the general public had access to basic information about what these crisis pregnancy centers did with taxpayer money. In addition, specific data on pregnancies, abortions, and the general well-being of patients as they relate to these centers remain unknown. What Is It is known that the budget for an abortion options program in Texas increases each year, as a percentage of the total budget. Audrey Gow, a law student at the University of Texas Pointed out In 2020, when Covid cut Texas state budgets for social spending, abortion program options were left untouched.
Texas Have Also Millions of dollars have been spent on abortion legal fees in recent years.
Greg Sergeant / Return:
In Louisiana, a dark turn in post-Rowe battles signals danger ahead
Moments after the Supreme Court decision Roe vs. WadeProsperous activists enthusiastically return to the next level: criminalizing abortion as much as possible. This includes blocking women Demanding abortion in state linesAnd even empowering citizens to punish those who help women by prosecuting them.
But that is not all. The urgency to criminalize abortion is also opening up a different front in abortion wars involving the treatment process. At its core is a troubling question: How can a doctor be sure that having an abortion to save a woman from serious injury or death can be a crime?
Sheryl Jacobs / The Telegraph:
I am afraid that Brexit will be crushed
The ultra-remnants are on the verge of war, and this Tory chaos is giving their case a new lease of life.
“Know yourselves, know your enemies. A thousand battles, a thousand victories. “Thus warns the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Xu. Under the influence of Boris Johnson, Brexit war Threatens to start again. The Tory levers must acknowledge their weakness. The Prime Minister, who ended the last battle with the Brexit deal, has just fallen into disrepair. Meanwhile, the rest survived – who never gives up fighting – fragrance weakness.
Oh dear. The Brexitists have come a long way because the Tories have faltered.