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The Provocateur

Donald Trump made his fortune being provocative, and often outrageous. He was always over-the-top, alternatively bragging and sneering, and never apologizing for anything. He pointed and mocked, and that made him rich – if he is rich (no one really … Continue reading

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The No-Show Show

Nothing happened. Richard Nixon wanted nothing to happen. No one would hear those tapes. No one should hear those tapes. No president, in the future, would be able to talk frankly to his staff and with other world leaders, or … Continue reading

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Soul Food for Trump

Everyone knew the Trump years were going to be difficult. Donald Trump is a difficult person. And he did promise to blow up everything – he’d drain the swamp and pull the nation out of all of Obama’s treaties and … Continue reading

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No Faking Now

Bill Clinton sailed through eight years without a major war and a booming economy. He delivered a balanced budget once, with the help of a young Republican congressman from Ohio, John Kasich. When he left office there was an actual … Continue reading

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Generalissimo Trump

Donald Trump is not subtle. Donald Trump does not like “rules” or conventions or niceties or norms or traditions. Fools follow those. Losers follow those. He is neither so doesn’t follow those at all. He won’t be politically correct. He … Continue reading

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Considering Trump’s Men

Some things don’t matter but kind of matter anyway. The United States needs a new attorney general. Donald Trump finally fired Jeff Sessions and slipped in an odd and rather sleazy fellow as “acting” attorney general who has spent the … Continue reading

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