"You never want a serious crisis to go to waste. And what I mean by that is an opportunity to do things you think you could not do before."
So said Rahm Emanuel, Barack Obama's Chief of Staff, in February 2009.
In so doing, Emanuel signaled an Obama Administration modus operandi of exploiting tragedies for partisan gain that has not abated in nearly eight years since.
This week's massacre in Orlando, Florida by a deranged ISIS-inspired terrorist merely offered the latest tawdry example.
In his Sunday response before the dead had even been identified (but…
"In 2016, voters are fed up with career politicians. This year, both Democratic and Republican congressional candidates are striving to cast themselves in opposition to the Washington establishment.Ironically, the majority of 'outsider' candidates on the ballot in November will have a background in the military, which falls within the long list of government institutions that are the very core of…[more]
—Austin Yack, National Review Institute William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism
— Austin Yack, National Review Institute William F. Buckley Fellow in Political Journalism