Kevin McCarthy Surprised Us All
Gail Collins: I didn’t think I’d be saying this, Bret, but we’ve dodged a shutdown. It’s a stupendous moment for Kevin McCarthy. Now if he gets tossed out as House speaker by the right wing, he’ll go down in history as the guy who sacrificed his career for the common good. As opposed to the best-possible previous scenario: the boring career pol who was too scared to keep the government running.
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Bret Stephens: Cutting billions in funding for Ukraine was a shame, but I’m guessing the aid will be restored...