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August 25, 2017
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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
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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
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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 […]
July 20, 2017
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Snipe Hunt in the Swamp

One of the rituals of summer camp back in the day was the snipe hunt. We were sent into the scary dark woods with nothing but a paper bag and a flash light, and instructed to hold the bag open while chirping “here, snipe” until one of the critters made […]
September 13, 2016
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How low can he go?

If the presidential election were decided by a limbo contest, Donald Trump would win easily – because there is no bar too low for him to slither under. He’s denigrated women, Hispanics, the disabled and Muslims. He’s insulted black people and Gold Star families, and called his effort to avoid […]