Tag Archives: Trump and the Saudis

Some Other Person Elsewhere

Las Vegas is a miserable nasty place in the middle of the desert but this started in 2003: Las Vegas’ “What Happens Here, Stays Here” slogan is one of the more famous taglines in modern tourism marketing and one of … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Donald Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Golem in the White House

No-Drama Obama was a master of self-control. He didn’t lose his temper, publicly. He couldn’t afford to. He couldn’t be seen as that “angry black man” – he was everyone’s president – but that wasn’t much of a problem. By … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

The Age of Smoke

Something big is happening. No one seems to know what it all could mean. It has to mean something big – the Trump presidency is over or Robert Mueller is gone – but sometimes it’s best to wait. These four … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Hell of Other People

The Nazis were still in Paris, and at the Théâtre du Vieux-Colombier, in May 1944, a new play by Jean-Paul Sartre opened – No Exit – where three characters find themselves waiting in a mysterious room. They’re dead. This is … Continue reading

Posted in Donald Trump | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment