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Dispossessed Again

This is what happened. Donald Trump had a simple message. He’d be an apocalyptic president – he’d upend everything, or he’d burn it all down. That was the promise, and just enough voters in just the right places longed for … Continue reading

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Governing By Ritual Humiliation

Almost no one has even the slightest experience with the nocturnal habits of chickens – the Industrial Revolution was a long time ago and America hasn’t been an agricultural society since before the Civil War – but the chickens are … Continue reading

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The President as Victim

Donald Trump is not going to “grow” into the job. No one does. There’s a cliché for that – as there seems to be a cliché for everything. No one rises to the occasion. Crises – and the presidency is … Continue reading

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No Amazing Grace

Everyone knows what happened at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in downtown Charleston on the evening of June 17, 2015 – during an evening prayer service, nine people were shot dead by a young white supremacist from North Carolina, … Continue reading

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Hillary Out of the Box

We’ve never had a woman who might actually win the presidency, so there are no rules for how she should go about this. The dour Germans elected that Merkel woman long ago, a dull as dirt extraordinarily competent technocrat with … Continue reading

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