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Trump’s Policy Emboldened Lewandowski’s Cruelty — And Voters Will Not Forget

No one should be shocked that full-time Donald Trump defender Corey Lewandowski, while on Fox News Tuesday night, mocked a ten year-old disabled migrant girl who had been separated from her parents by Trump’s horrific immigration policy. After all, Lewandowski’s beloved Trump cruelly mocked a reporter during the 2016 presidential campaign for daring to contradict […] ...

Here’s How Democrats Could Take Back the House, if They Weren’t So Bad at Politics

Last week, I wrote that the only viable path to saving the Republican Party in the long run, and to ensure that the dangerous Trump presidency is properly checked, is for Democrats to take back control of at least the House of Representatives in November. In that column, I also suggested that this outcome is far […] ...

The Only Way for the GOP to be Saved from the Trump Cult is for Democrats to Win Big in November

Ever since I was nine years old, and I watched Ronald Reagan’s concession speech at the 1976 GOP convention cause tears to run down the cheeks of now-late mother’s eyes, I have been a staunch conservative Republican. In 2008, I was even a delegate to the Republican National Convention. While I once gave a campaign […] ...

Trump’s Bizarre Foreign Trip Will Likely Be a Win For Him, And a Loss For the Rest of the World

While obviously much is yet to be known about how President Donald Trump’s far-too-hyped summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un will go, it seems pretty obvious what the conclusion of his two current foreign trips will be. Trump will get a win for him and his most rabid fans, while almost everyone else […] ...

Trump is About to Get Away With Gaslighting Us on ‘Spygate’ and it’s Mostly the Media’s Fault

In many ways, President Donald Trump, despite his many declarations to the contrary, is not a particularly intelligent person. In some aspects, however, he is a freaking savant-like genius. When it comes to manipulating the news media and getting away with what should be catastrophic mistakes, there is simply no one better than Donald J. […] ...

Is the Media Even Aware that Trump Has Had a Grudge Against the NFL Since the 1980s?

It has always amazed me how short, even in the era of easy access to history provided by Google, the memories are of most of those who are reporting the news. This, combined with a stunning inability to put pieces of even rather simple puzzles together, often makes for a dicey combination when it comes […] ...

Why Trump’s Pardon Policy Tells Us Everything We Need to Know About Our President

It is rather rare that just one issue can expose so much about who a public figure really is and what makes them tick. However, via his pardon policy alone, we now have enough data points for us to determine just about everything we need to know about President Donald Trump. So far, Trump’s most […] ...