Look, I get it. It’s displeasing and disturbing, all the way around, but it’s reality. Some substantial number of Americans decided to put a narcissistic jackass with a questionable past and minimal experience in the White House. But his eight years are nearly up, and the republic has survived. Have a good weekend.
Dudes and dolls, I always feel a little sheepish when I come back to you after an unexplained, longer-than-customary absence. “Now baby, listen, it’s not like that…” I hear myself saying in my head as you accuse me of burning my discursive oil elsewhere. (Or “dipping my nib”? Too provocative?) We’ve actually been pretty busy. We […]
President-elect Donald Trump has nominated Senator Jeff Sessions for Attorney General and Congressman Mike Pompeo as Director of the CIA. That’s a longtime immigration hardliner to deal with the illegal alien problem, and a Tea Party pragmatist to gather intelligence on radical Islamic terrorism. These are not the picks of a president preparing to capitulate. It […]
Well, first of all, I keep waiting for the crazy to abate a little, but I’m not sure it’s going to anytime soon. Donald Trump won the presidential election a week ago. Mostly, what I think about what’s happened since then is that nearly everyone, but mostly people who oppose his victory, is in a […]
And then I wiped the sleep out of my eyes and set my feet onto the reality of it. Donald Trump will be the 45th President of the United States. The discontent is real. That’s been clear for some time. Several years ago I began imagining a candidate who could positively channel it and win […]