Tag Archives: Trump Out of Control

That Fog of Doubt

Step aside for two days. Step back. Gain a bit of perspective. Pause. Things will make more sense. Nope, that doesn’t work. Things now make even less sense: When President Trump displayed a large map of Hurricane Dorian’s path in … Continue reading

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The Two Missing Days

Things should have stopped for Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but things didn’t stop. No one paid attention, but now that won’t do. Odd things have been happening. The New York Times’ Katie Rogers was keeping track: President Trump retooled … Continue reading

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Ebenezer Trump

Not much has changed since 1843, when Charles Dickens gave the world that tale of a miserable miserly vindictive but rich old man alone in the night just before Christmas – who only changes his ways after the ghost of … Continue reading

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The Real Rogue Elephant

Back in 2008 – a long time ago, when the world was not as it is now – john McCain was running for president against Barack Obama and tooling around the middle of the country in his big fancy bus … Continue reading

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Tales from the Crypt

Andrew Ross Sorkin is an interesting fellow – a business reporter for the New York Times and a co-host on CNBC in the mornings, but really a teller of tales. He makes that dry financial stuff novelistic – vivid complex … Continue reading

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The Birth of a New Nation

It’s happened before. In 1915, the first motion picture, ever, was screened at the White House – D. W. Griffith’s The Birth of a Nation – starring Lillian Gish as the sweet young (white) thing menaced by stupid and sexually … Continue reading

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As Bad As It Gets

Sometimes things aren’t as bad as they seem. There was George Bush – the second one – the one with that perpetual deer-in-the-headlights look. It was clear he didn’t know much about the world – who was who and what … Continue reading

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