Tag Archives: Trump Vindictiveness

His Personal Grudge Squad

This has been going on for years: The lineup of musicians who have asked Trump to stop playing their songs alone is a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame on its own. Trump ends almost every rally with the Rolling … Continue reading

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That Chill in the Air

“It was a dark and stormy night.” Sure, use bad weather as a metaphor. But the weather can be quite good when bad things happen. Still, Politico frames what is happening in Washington as kind of like a cold snap: … Continue reading

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The Scary People

Someone will run against Donald Trump and now New Hampshire is over. Bernie won. He’s not that scary, and Pete is cool, and Amy is pretty damned impressive. And it seems that Biden is toast. He just didn’t have the … Continue reading

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This Moral Freak Show

This was the week of the ninth and final Star Wars movie – the epic about good – the Rebel Alliance – fighting (seemingly forever) evil – the Empire. The good guys have “the force” with them. The bad guys … Continue reading

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The Fallout That Kills

President Trump gave the nation the day off – on Thursday, August 16, 2018, he didn’t do anything outrageous, just to be outrageous, to fire up his base, the folks who want him to be outrageous, to drive all the … Continue reading

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Someone Smirked

Black parents have “the conversation” with their kids. White parents do to, unless they’re very wealthy and quite well-connected. The conversation is about how to keep from getting shot dead. If you’re stopped by the police for any reason, or … Continue reading

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The Trump Transformation

The past is prologue. Go back to January 2008: Barack Obama, in his interview with the Reno Gazette-Journal’s editorial board, made the case that his movement is as much about a national moment as about him as a “singular” individual, … Continue reading

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