Tag Archives: Anthony Scaramucci

From There to Here

These things used to be a joke, sometimes an extended joke, like the 1961 hit Broadway musical How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying – young, ambitious J. Pierrepont Finch rises from window washer to chairman of the board … Continue reading

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Paper Straws

That strange intense little man with a way of making everything oddly vivid and dramatic – always overstating everything – was back again: Former short-lived White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci said Monday that President Trump is “giving people a … Continue reading

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A Bit Too Manic

The last president had a nickname. He was No-Drama Obama. He made no sudden moves. Breaking news was rare. Everyone knew what was coming – which drove every Republican crazy. Scandals depend on startling breaking news. They were out of … Continue reading

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Making the News Disappear

Some news has to disappear. The Republicans’ seven-year campaign to get rid of Obamacare just ended. It’s over. The third Senate try at something – anything – to end Obamacare wasn’t going to end it. A few hours after midnight, … Continue reading

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For Ego Gratification

Fourteen years ago is a long time. It’s all ancient history now. Few remember that on March 10, 2003, the Dixie Chicks were a big issue. At a concert in London, their lead singer, Natalie Maines, announced to the audience … Continue reading

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Exceedingly Bad Karma

“The president has really good karma, and the world turns back to him.” That remains to be seen, but ever since the sixties, when commonplace common sense was given new names from mysterious Eastern religions, everyone knows the term: Karma … Continue reading

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