Tag Archives: First Amendment Issues

Imperial Stable Genius

In 1973 Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. wrote The Imperial Presidency arguing that the presidency was now uncontrollable and that it had exceeded the constitutional limits. The daily accountability of the president to the Congress, to the courts, to the press, and even … Continue reading

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Evermore Powerful Bombs

There’s no clever opening here. Somehow, somewhere along the way, America became absurd – not mistaken – not momentarily gripped by some irrational fear or some irrational enthusiasm – just absurd. That may be Donald Trump’s doing. Philip Rucker, the … Continue reading

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Press Play

It was not a good day for the press in America, and since CNN took a lot of the heat, CNN can tell the tale: Donald Trump on Tuesday went on a sustained frontal assault against the media during a … Continue reading

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