The mayor of San Marino, Calif., resigned June 17 after he got caught picking up a bag of dog feces lying near a public sidewalk and tossing it onto his neighbor's property. The neighbor, Philip Lao, had posted two "No Poop Zone" signs that the mayor, Dennis Kneier, may have viewed as a provocation.
On February 16, President Donald Trump defended his troubled administration, then all of twenty-seven days old, in a news conference. "I turn on the TV, open the newspapers, and I see stories of chaos," Trump said. "Chaos! Yet it is the exact opposite. This administration is running like a fine-tuned machine."
The Washington Monthly and New Republic are right: McCain should run for president as a Democrat. The Washington Monthly and the New Republic both have, in their forthcoming issues, articles arguing that John McCain should seek the Democratic presidential nomination in 2004. The two pieces, by Joshua Green and Jonathan Chait, respectively, are now posted on the Web.