Even with a postponement – and I have some thoughts on that, not to be shared today – the 1/6 Committee hearings were the big events of the week just ended. We learned some things and other suspicions were confirmed. Allow me to go through a brief overview and comments exercise.
I have often drawn comparisons of the rise of fascism and authoritarian leaders in 1930’s Europe with Trump’s America. I’m certain my critics and perhaps even some of my proponents thought I was engaging in a bit of hyperbole. I have been deadly serious the entire time. Recent events underscore my theory. Let’s explore. Continue reading Still Want To Tell Me This Doesn’t Look Like 1930’s Europe?
It’s been nine days since Mike Pence dutifully introduced Donald Trump as the President-elect to a stunned America in the wee hours of a Wednesday morning. A bit of the dust is just starting to settle as we learn of and speculate about who will be in senior slots in the forthcoming Trump administration. In politics, as in sports, there are winners and losers. Some of the losers don’t become apparent for some time. This week it became apparent that the biggest loser of 2016 is not the failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton; it is New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Continue reading The Biggest Loser of 2016 (To Date)