Monday's HOT MIC

Monday's HOT MIC

The judicial filibuster may now be history -- at least until the Democrats, in the wake of Paul Ryan's titanic cock-up with health care and, soon enough, his bollixing up of tax reform, recapture both the House in 2018 and the Senate in 2020 -- but another completely unconstitutional barnacle (this one on the presidency) lives on in the form of releasing personal income tax returns as a precondition for a Chief Executive run. Why this should be so -- the "tradition" basically extends all the way back to the Nixon administration -- is a mystery, since in all other spheres of our lives as peasant farmers we pay lip service to the sacred "privacy" of the baleful excrescences of the 16th Amendment.

But the Left has its little fixations, so come tax day this week, expect to to enjoy this spectacle in a city near you:

Okay, maybe "enjoy" is not exactly the right word.