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In the Absence of Policy

This election was never going to be about policy. This isn’t 1968 with talk of getting out of Vietnam, one way or another, or restoring law and order, demanded by that mysterious silent majority, although Donald Trump has mentioned that. … Continue reading

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After Journalism

This is getting boring. What more is there to say about Hillary Clinton? She’s a lying harridan who left top-secret stuff out there on her personal email server for anyone to find – unless she sold it for fun and … Continue reading

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Softening Trump

As of Sunday evening, August 21, the definitive political analytic site, FiveThirtyEight, showed that Donald Trump might as well give up – he has a 15.3 percent chance of winning in November. The details weren’t pretty and the highly reliable … Continue reading

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Minority Outreach

Something was up. It was time for the third campaign manager in three months: Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said former campaign chair Paul Manafort was asked to resign on Friday. She noted that the decision was mutual, but … Continue reading

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The New Old Trump

It was the first day of the new Donald Trump campaign for president, the day after he surprised everyone and named Steve Bannon as the man who would work with him to present to America the real Donald Trump, the … Continue reading

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Those Deck Chairs on the Titanic

Something was up. Milwaukee was on fire – one more police shooting of one more young black man had finally been one too many – so Donald Trump scheduled a rally safely outside Milwaukee, in front of an all-white audience, … Continue reading

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When Worlds Collide

Bad things happen when worlds collide, like in that cheesy 1951 movie about “the coming destruction of the Earth by a Neptune-sized extrasolar planet called Bellus and the desperate efforts to build a space ark that will save and transport a small … Continue reading

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