As Donald Trump continues his embarrassing, petulant refusal to concede to President-elect Joe Biden, some things have become painfully apparent, even to the casual political observer. The President, whose craving for attention is well documented, has become virtually invisible. His continued public posture that he won the election (as represented by the clownish defenders who … Continue reading The Invisible President
It is just two simple, one-syllable words and yet they speak volumes about current events in our country. At the close of President-elect Joe Biden’s press conference on Tuesday, a week after he was elected by a margin of more than five million votes, a reporter asked, “How do you expect to work with Republicans … Continue reading “They Will”
The story is heart-stopping, seemingly beyond belief. Recent headlines have shifted to other pressing concerns—coronavirus, a staggering economy, racial injustice, election integrity—and away from the plight of children separated from their parents at our southern border. But like a low-grade fever that threatens long-term health, this continuing crisis festers, defying any sense of justice in … Continue reading 545 Children
In this space in early September in a post entitled “Will He Debate?” I asked the question as to whether readers thought Donald Trump would participate in the traditional quadrennial exercise we call the Presidential Debates. While virtually everyone responded that he would, a week later I offered a contrary opinion that he would not: … Continue reading This Is No Debate, Sir
News clips of Donald Trump’s rally on Tuesday night at Pittsburgh Airport revealed massive crowds cheering, laughing and booing as if on cue. It was a huge rally, no social distancing and few masks except in the camera-friendly gallery behind him. And I wondered: who are these people? And why are they cheering so effusively, … Continue reading Who’s Cheering?