Mike Littwin

Colorado's Michael Bennet has prostate cancer -- but he still intends to run for president

When Michael Bennet’s office called to say he had a big announcement to make, I assumed he would be confirming what everyone already knew — that the Colorado senator would be joining John Hickenlooper and the rest of the ever-expanding Democratic field running for president. And, also, that though he understood he would be a long shot, he figured at this point, without a clear favorite, that it could leave an opening for someone like him — the umpteenth senator to announce.

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John Hickenlooper's most memorable line in his CNN town hall was no laughing matter

John Hickenlooper is not a flake. He just tends to play one when he’s on TV.

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How hot does a smoking gun need to be before Trump is truly burned?

My first reaction to the no-longer-so-explosive Buzzfeed report that Donald Trump had directed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the timing of his negotiations for a Moscow Trump Tower was that, yeah, of course he had.

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The best books of 2018: None were about Trump — and yet all were about Trump

Careful readers of this column — and I know you’re out there somewhere — must realize it’s getting awfully late for the annual Mike Littwin’s Best Books I Have Read in (fill in year) column. So here it is, on the cusp of a new year, and before we proceed, I must get one thing out of the way.

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The Only Sure Thing in Ford v. Kavanaugh May Be That One Side Is Panicking

It’s apparently never too early to argue the merits of Christine Blasey Ford’s allegations against Brett Kavanaugh, although it might be better to wait until they actually testify at the Senate hearing. But even at this point, some aspects of the case of Ford v. Kavanaugh are beyond question.

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Kavanaugh’s Nomination Is All the Evidence You Need That Elections Really Do Matter

There is always so much happening in Trumpworld that it can be difficult to separate the important stuff from the titillating stuff from the ALL-CAPS tweeted stuff from the fifth-and-sixth-grader stuff.

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