Tag Archives: Trump

Trump-Russia Ties Must Be Investigated

Wednesday’s Brunswick Times Record had an opinion piece aimed to cast doubt on Special Prosecutor Robert Mueller’s investigation of possible collusion between the Trump campaign andRussian efforts to steer the election towards Trump.  The piece was by Paul Ackerman and … Continue reading

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The Trump Presidency as Covering Fire

December 1, 2017 Can you picture the bit in most war movies and many westerns where someone says, “cover me while I make a break for it,” or “cover me while I get behind them,” or some such.  Always, “cover … Continue reading

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Why Trump Won: Edsall’s Analysis

November 16, 2017 I’ve read dozens and dozens of articles dissecting why Donald Trump won the presidency in 2016,  Many of them made sense.  Many of them were illuminating.  But none has hit me as hard as Thomas Edsall’s column … Continue reading

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Watch What Happens Next

July 6, 2017 Since the election I’ve urged people not (NOT) to pay attention to what Donald Trump says.  It’s a circus, it’s a distraction.  Some people think his tweets (etc.) are meant to be a distraction, but I have … Continue reading

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What Is the Crisis? The Possibility of Collusion

June 15, 2017 What would “collusion” look like? That’s the question that’s on my mind today. In a previous post, I outlined four possibilities about how we might understand the crisis currently facing the United States. The first of those … Continue reading

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Fear and Loathing in Manchester

This morning I’m taking in the news from Manchester, U.K. A day after Trump speaking in Sunni Saudi Arabia laid the responsibility for terror largely on Iran and Shia Islam, a bomb attack kills 22 and injures 59 — or … Continue reading

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What Is the Crisis? Next Steps and Acceptable Resolutions

Now that the Russian Connections investigation is in the hands of Robert Mueller as Special Counsel, we should be thinking about where this might lead, and, insofar as there are choices, where we hope it leads. As any number of … Continue reading

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