Donald Trump

September 1, 2017

Pardon WHO?

Like an 11-year-old boy who just discovered that his sister’s bath gel can turn a shower into a rapturous interlude, T**** has found something he can do that gives him instant gratification. And he can do it all by himself – without interference from pesky judges or congressmen. It’s The […]
August 25, 2017

Our Tergiservator-in-Chief

When a pol gets boxed-in by a thorny controversy or outright ethical accusations, he or she classically employs one (or more) of three gambits: denial, deflection and definition. Denial comes in many forms, including flat-out rejection of the facts or charges. But that works only for the truly innocent, and […]
August 18, 2017

Why Republicans Aren’t Rebuking T****

Tweetophobia and its cousin, primariphobia, may be keeping some Republicans from openly criticizing the human dumpster-fire they helped put in the White House, but there are other, more practical causes for the selective mutism afflicting the GOP. As always, the first rule is to follow the money. Here are some […]
August 11, 2017

The Truth About The Resistance

Numerous right-wing commentators and LTE writers grossly misrepresent the truth when it comes to “the Resistance.” Their mendacities demand response, so here it is. The Resistance is not about T**** — although his crassness, narcissism, greed and bellicosity would be more than sufficient to warrant resistance. It’s his attacks on […]
August 4, 2017

Politics 101: No Chit

In Politics, the currency of the realm is Chits – and the player who has a bagful of them has what is known as Power. Chits are not given. They are earned. They are earned when players lend or withhold support, do favors or perform services – within the scope […]
July 29, 2017

3 Good Things T**** Has Done

You know how they say even a broken clock is right twice a day? That can also be true of narcissistic autocrats who fool enough people to get elected to office. And the flimflam artist currently in the White House is living proof. Here are three good things said megalomaniacal […]
July 24, 2017

The Party of Conscience

Those who refer to the Democratic Party as the party of obstruction clearly misapprehend the concept of “loyal opposition” — and also may be confused about its role in government. Giving them the benefit of the doubt, we may presume that they have been shorted, information-wise; and stand ready here […]