The other day I ran into a friend and frequent reader. We hadn’t seen each other in about a year and did a bit of catching up. I confided in him that I was surprised I was still writing about Trump as much as I am. I said, “He just won’t go away.” (The quote might be a bit inaccurate – missing an adjective or two better left out of this article.) Trump is but the American manifestation of the disease which is alive, well and global. Here are a few tidbits in support of my argument.
Back in March I was like most people and expected a lull in the coronavirus this summer. Unlike too many I also expected it to roar back like a lion in the fall. (I still do.) It appears I was incorrect and gave the Trump administration too much credit for competence. Let’s explore. Continue reading The Lost Summer Of 2020
Today is Boxing Day. I’m not going to go into the genesis; it has basically evolved into the big day for returning Christmas presents to retailers. Sometimes it is a swap based on size or color. Often it is simply returning and getting cash or store credit for something you simply do not want. There is a political version of that called elections. With all that in mind let’s explore. Continue reading Return The “Gifts”
Traditionally the Sunday article’s subject matter is the biggest political news story of the week just ended. You pick it; I certainly can’t. Therefore I’ll briefly comment on several of the candidates. Let’s explore. Continue reading A Lot Went On
Last week lacked a dominant political news story; what it had was several outrages that if you used them as the plotlines of a novel would be rejected because they were too unbelievable. Let’s explore. Continue reading Outrage Across The Atlantic