Tag Archives: Emmanuel Macron

Other Problems Elsewhere

It is very possible that the president of the United States is a criminal. And it is very possible that his criminality made him president. Prosecutors made clear in a sentencing memo for his personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, that Trump … Continue reading

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Trump in the City of Books

It’s a good place: Strongly influenced by European culture, Buenos Aires is sometimes referred to as the “Paris of South America”. The city has the busiest live theater industry in Latin America, with scores of theaters and productions. In fact, … Continue reading

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And They Laughed

Brett Kavanaugh will make it to the Supreme Court or he won’t, but some things have been settled. The Republicans have lost the votes of most women forever. Donald Trump had changed his tune. There was no longer any need … Continue reading

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Subtle Ridicule That Sounds Like Praise

Emmanuel Macron invited President Trump for the Bastille Day celebrations last year – the big military parade down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées – but there was a lot of pomp and circumstance before that – formal ceremonies of all sorts – … Continue reading

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Anticipating Carnage

Donald Trump’s inaugural address was drafted by Stephen Miller, the kid from Santa Monica High School out here – the kid who hated the school’s Spanish-language announcements and the endless damned festivals of minority “cultures” and all the rest – … Continue reading

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Ketchup-Doused Steak and Cheeseburgers Forever

President Trump made it to Paris. Emmanuel Macron invited him for the Bastille Day celebrations – the big military parade down the Avenue des Champs-Élysées – but there would be a lot of pomp and circumstance before that – formal ceremonies … Continue reading

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Only Memories Now

It was seventeen years ago. It was June. After two weeks of kicking around Paris and the south of France – Avignon and Arles and Aix and whatnot – and a side-trip to Rouen to visit a friend of a … Continue reading

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