Wolves and Sheep Extra is here! Wolves and Sheep now offers up-to-date commentary, monthly talks, and more. Check out the Wolves and Sheep Extra page for details!
NEXT MONTHLY LIVESTREAM: Thursday May 5, Noon Eastern Time
Join Wolves and Sheep author Matt Kerbel for a live lunchtime discussion of the state of our politics on Thursday May 5 at Noon Eastern Time. This is a critical moment for democracy, and we’re going to talk about it. Enjoy an outside-the-Beltway perspective on the Biden administration, the state of the Republican Party, prospects for the sustained viability of the republic, and other light topics. Free to Wolves and Sheep Extra members. You can register here.
We are about to face the most consequential confrontation of the post-Trump era, with democracy hanging in the balance.
Same Play, Different Era
Unified Republican opposition failed to stop the massive Covid relief bill and will not generate the political benefits of similar past efforts.
Podcast: Why FDR Was Awful At Twitter
And why I un-followed Dwight Eisenhower on social media.
Lacking Conviction, Republicans Impeach Themselves
Roughly one-third of the country wants to stop the clock on the twenty-first century at all costs. That’s what this impeachment trial was about.
Biden is defining the terms of unity in Washington. That’s different — and significant.
This is a dark moment. This is a time of celebration. Our country suffers under the acute weight of a deadly plague made unnecessarily lethal and divisive by profound ineptitude, laziness and vengefulness. Tomorrow we will replace incompetence and sloth with energy and skill. We bear the burden of an economy torn apart by a coldhearted ignorance and malice toward those in need. Tomorrow we will elevate the value of expertise and rediscover empathy. We face an existential climate crisis ignored for greed and exacerbated by magical thinking. Tomorrow we will reclaim the importance of science and reason. For