All is not fair in love, war and politics

What traits do Americans want in their leader? Seems like a fair question since the Democrats appear to be following the 2016 Republican campaign that saw them field 16 candidates. Looks as though Democrats may have 20 in ‘20. Gads. Will the candidate be expected to be honest, ethical, intelligent, share past tax returns, not […]

Man, that CPAC thing was a crash course in delusion

Barack Obama strode onto the stage at the LDAC — Liberal Democrats Action Conference — and began hugging and humping the American flag near the podium. He then launched into a two hour, invective-laced hate speech directed toward conservatives and the vindictive, failing policies of the Republican Party. Then he . . . Sorry, that was […]

Abe and Donald: A study in contrasts

Parallels between Abraham Lincoln and Donald Trump are fascinating. Lincoln, being likely the last “honest” president while Donald is undisputedly the most “dishonest” president to ever occupy the Oval Office. Like the Internet and Trump’s television, Lincoln spent a lot of time in telegraph chat rooms. He was known to stay late into the night […]

The wit and wisdom of the Great Bloviator

He wants his speeches to be compared to Abraham Lincoln’s. “Honest” Abe. He’s even tried to channel Lincoln. Trying to morph his speech into a Gettysburg Address. It went poorly. Speaking to supporters in September 2018 at Billings, Montana, “Dishonest” Donald Trump declared that his speeches will go down in history for being as great […]