Tagged: Ben Sasse

What a Principled Constitutionalist Does NOT Do

Ted Cruz, who for years banked his whole political career on being the most principled constitutionalist in the room, along with Ben Sasse, who has played for that same audience since beginning his political career, both voted to support Trump’s national emergency declaration, while simultaneously expressing “deep concerns” (aka backside-covering phony reservations) about giving any president such powers. In short, they just fell...

A Note on “The #MeToo Movement”

Ben Sasse has adopted the politically correct — which, from an alleged conservative, means weak-kneed and lily-livered — position that “MeToo,” the recent female Marxist crusade to exploit some real cases of sexual abuse (mostly in leftist milieus such as Hollywood) as an opportunity to go in for the kill on progressivism’s anti-masculinity, anti-differentiation-of-the-sexes agenda, is a “very important movement.” That is to...

Ben Sasse: Once an academic…

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse has chosen this peculiar moment to announce to the world that he did not want Brett Kavanaugh nominated for the Supreme Court, and that he expressed his reservations to President Trump early in the summer. His declared reason is just the sort of thing one might expect from a career academic and university administrator in the current social climate:...