Tag Archives: Trump and Women

The Summer Gone Wrong

That was an odd week. It was the middle of summer and there was no baseball, except for that pleasant All-Star Game that means nothing at all – and then the season resumed on Friday evening. That’s fine. Everyone needs … Continue reading

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Not Trump’s Women Now

The women who won it all came home and the trouble continued: Megan Rapinoe may not visit Donald Trump in the White House but she might throw him out of it, according to a poll released on Tuesday. Rapinoe, 34, … Continue reading

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Trusting the Women

“At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.” ~ P. G. Wodehouse, Uneasy Money Donald … Continue reading

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The Stronger Women

Donald Trump clearly admires Vladimir Putin, and as for Kim Jong-Un there was this: I was really being tough. And so was he. And we’d go back and forth. And then we fell in love. Okay? No, really. He wrote … Continue reading

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Preemptive Explanations

Something was happening. Someone was worried. The press may be the enemy of the people, but the press can be useful. It was Tuesday. It was time for preemptive explanations, so the president actually used the press: Facing the prospect … Continue reading

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Dreary Times

There are places where nothing happens. Pittsburgh in the fifties and early sixties was like that. We heard tales of surfing in California, and tales of sophisticated people doing sophisticated things in Manhattan, and somewhere there was this place called … Continue reading

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Of All Possible Worlds

There used to be books that made a difference. In 1759 it was Voltaire’s Candide, ou l’Optimisme – the young man, Candide, is told by his mentor, Pangloss, that we do live in the best of all possible worlds – just look … Continue reading

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