As with any disaster, accident or tragedy (you select the verbiage) generally multiple things have to go wrong to enable them. The 2016 election of Donald Trump is no exception. Among the enabling factors was the extensive press coverage he received. Leading up to 2024 the press is doing a much better job. The question is if that job is good enough to prevent a similar tragedy in 2024. Continue reading Is Better Good Enough?
It’s Wednesday morning as I pen this and Liz Cheney’s expected defeat in the Wyoming primary is reality. A lot of people have to be asking the question. “What’s next Liz?” and she has to be asking herself that. I’ll explore my guesses today.
With each passing day it seems increasingly more likely that Donald Trump will leave office on January 20th. Significant violence also appears less likely although I am not willing to rule it out just yet. I feel that Trump will exit the scene and fade more than many are projecting but that doesn’t mean that his ilk will disappear. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Next Trump
I thought today would be an opportunity to tune out the insanity of the White House and take a look at the sanity pursuing it via the Democratic nomination. We are nearing the end of the first quarter and I think the opening Democratic field is basically set. There are 14 candidates of some consequence (is that a relative word!) and I see one positive and one possible entry yet to come. The other day I heard Jonathan Capehart express a theory I have on why some of them are running which he put much more eloquently and succinctly than I have. Let’s explore. Continue reading Auditions And Enhancements
It’s Thursday. I had a wild idea the other day and there are a bunch of things that don’t constitute a full article (in one case yet) but that I wanted to cover. How to resolve my dilemma? Why not combine them? Let’s explore. Continue reading An October Surprise? (And Some Current Stuff Too)