Tag Archives: Trump Anger

A Simple Matter of Principle

The week finally ended. The nation is shutting down. Everyone must stay home. Or we’ll all die. And the week ended with this: The governor of Illinois issued a stay-at-home order on Friday, making it the latest state to make … Continue reading

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Not Like Ike

This was the weekend to reread The Hidden-Hand Presidency: Eisenhower as Leader – the Fred Greenstein book that demonstrates that Dwight Eisenhower wasn’t the detached but amiable old soldier who glided through eight years as president letting others run the … Continue reading

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No Time for Governing

It’s a dumb cheap joke, but dumb cheap jokes are fine. They get to the heart of the matter, so, what do you call a sudden eruption of chaos in the Trump White House? Tuesday! That’s it. That’s the joke. … Continue reading

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Only His Anger

Germans have a reputation for being methodical and efficient, and dispassionate. Their cars do what they’re supposed to do and don’t break down. Germans sweat the details. They overlook nothing. That’s why Angela Merkel is where she is. She has … Continue reading

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