Category Archives: Donald Trump

Lost In a Blizzard of Words

Americans like to have a general idea of what’s going on. It’s comforting. It settles the nerves in troubling times. Americans elect a president to settle their nerves, to let them in on the general idea of what the country … Continue reading

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Testing the Limits of Scorn

Kim Jong Un can fire off all the missiles he wants, testing this and that, and test his hydrogen bomb, but Donald Trump has an answer to that. He has taken to calling Kim Jong Un “Rocket Man” – like … Continue reading

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News Overtaking News

Americans probably long for the good old days when a big news story stuck around for weeks and weeks – Bill and Monica and that blue dress, something to talk about endlessly, followed by the impeachment and acquittal and then … Continue reading

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The Boss from Hell

Everyone knows the boss from hell, or at least the Human Resources Manager from hell, from the comic strip Dilbert – Scott Adams has been at that since 1989 – the clueless Pointy-Haired Boss and all the rest. Adams also … Continue reading

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Intervention Time

Interventions seldom go well, as with Natasha Lyonne as Megan Bloomfield in But I’m a Cheerleader – a hoot of a movie. Megan is a sweet young thing, but her parents realize she’s kind of a lesbian, so they sit … Continue reading

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Somehow Moving On

Another 9/11 rolled around. The high-powered Wall Street attorney, who knows more about securities law than anyone in their right mind should know – insert your own joke about lawyers’ odd minds here – called to chat. He was there … Continue reading

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Not a Nice Man

Things used to be simpler. Dwight Eisenhower had a simple campaign slogan – “I like Ike.” That was enough after the irascible give-’em-hell Harry Truman, who was proud of ticking off people who deserved a bit of scorn, and sometimes … Continue reading

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