Kevin McCarthy's recent groveling before the Israel lobby and condemnation of any criticism of a foreign government confirmed his reputation as an unprincipled opportunist and panderer. The Republicans deserve a more honorable House Speaker.
With the Georgia runoff results in, the midterms represent a remarkable achievement for the Democratic Party. They've held their own despite failing grades in all polls on inflation, crime, foreign policy, and immigration, and a mostly senile president.
The officially approved “left” and “right,” although riven in apparent conflict, in fact represent little more than a debate between managerial styles. The real class struggle today is between the supporters and the critics of the Western managerial-therapeutic regime.