The Trump Dump: All Hail King Pyrrhus

Someone needs to introduce Donald Trump to the phrase Pyrrhic Victory. Trump claims victory in his government-paralyzing Wall tantrum. In truth, he gets no Wall and $3 billion less in congressional funding than he could have had a few months ago. That “victory” comes at a cost of many more billions in a month-long hamstrung […]

The Trump Dump: China likes him!

Chinese citizens, once terrified to voice their political views, speak freely now, as I learned last week touring three of the country’s (and the world’s) largest cities. At least, they talk freely when commenting on foreign leaders. Political freedom in China? Let’s not get carried away, as was the friend of one of my co-workers […]

Trump’s Tryst With His Russian Buddy Is Suddenly Very Revealing

One has to hand it to ol’ Trumpleforeskin for his foresight. This week the besieged buffoon revealed he hasn’t even read the ultra-sensitive Russian intelligence documents he ordered the Justice Department to declassify. Even though officials at Justice finally prevailed and Trump finally agreed to walk back the request, who would have believed such willingness […]