Tag Archives: Trump Tweets

Exhausting the Possibilities

America should be exhausted by now. How long has Donald Trump been president? There’s a widget for that – 147 days at this moment – but it seems much longer. Every day is “an extraordinary day in Washington” – no … Continue reading

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When Sorrows Come

Brush up your Shakespeare. Start quoting him now. Polonius is dead – Hamlet stabbed him – and poor Ophelia “divided from herself and her fair judgment” is dead too. Things are a mess, and getting worse. That’s what Claudius explains … Continue reading

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Calculated Silence

Calvin Coolidge was known as Silent Cal – “I have found out in the course of a long public life that the things I did not say never hurt me.” He didn’t say much, nor did Herbert Hoover after him. … Continue reading

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Only Memories Now

It was seventeen years ago. It was June. After two weeks of kicking around Paris and the south of France – Avignon and Arles and Aix and whatnot – and a side-trip to Rouen to visit a friend of a … Continue reading

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Getting the Jump on Trump

There’s been a lot of reporting that President Trump is frustrated and defiant and spoiling for a fight. It’s James Comey. He fired this guy. Now this guy will talk – he’ll say that Trump asked him if he could … Continue reading

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Vengeance and Destruction

The tweets never stop. It was another morning of Trump Tweets™ – they really ought to be trademarked and probably will be trademarked one day soon. There’s nothing like them. Donald Trump could charge a fee to allow folks to … Continue reading

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The Mad King Tweets

In Washington, it was a day about tomorrow – President Trump was going to announce that the United States would withdraw for the Paris Climate Accords – or that the United States wouldn’t. No one knew which it would be, … Continue reading

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