Timeline: Lunchtime on Friday. Again, measured by “ink” the biggest political story of the week just ended (by the time this is published) was the Trump legal soap opera. The timestamp is necessary because the situation is dynamic. At a distant point in time, I know I had a pair of green socks. If I were foolish enough to buy Donald Trump’s malarkey, I might have a place to look for them. Continue reading My Green Socks
Sometimes it seems like the Trump administration is one big joke. I simply cannot cover all the stories worthy of coverage. It’s like a bunch of guys sitting in a bar swapping jokes. After a bit every joke is prefaced by the phrase “Did you hear the one about…?” Let’s explore. Continue reading Did You Hear The One About …?
Today’s is basically a continuation of yesterday’s article entitled Dog Days Clearance. Fortunately for me “days” is a plural word. Let’s explore. Continue reading Days Is A Plural Word
In 2012 Nate Silver published one of the best political science books of the 21st century, The Signal and the Noise. In it he asked the reader to distinguish between the diversions and the omens. Coronapalooza-Tulsa on Saturday night is being viewed by many progressives as a signal when in reality it is just noise. To perceive it as a signal is dangerous. Let’s explore. Continue reading Saturday Night Noise
There are a plethora of candidates for the biggest political story of last week. Who is in charge at SDNY? That is probably far from answered even at this publishing; certainly not at this writing. Then there is what happened at the Trump rally in Tulsa (a/k/a Coronapalooza); that event hasn’t even taken place as I pen this. I decided to focus on the Supreme Court’s DACA “decision”. That word is in quotes for good reason. Let’s explore. Continue reading An Unclear And Dangerous Road