Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Can’t get away from it

I wasn’t going to pass this along, but after the arrest of the bombing suspect in Florida, I heard our President bloviating, and the feelings came rushing back. The most fundamental moral principle in the universe may well be: “You … Continue reading

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Populism and corruption

What Trump and the Pope have in common. Continue reading

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Monday Potpourri, 8/27/18

Humanae Vitae revisited, Alan Jacobs on why Trump and Francis are going nowhere, and response to “do GMOs go to heaven?” Continue reading

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One year

On the first anniversary of Donald Trump’s inauguration, the Washington Post opinion page featured Mollie Ziegler Hemingway, half of a journalism power couple, announcing that, and why, she now supports him. That was interesting enough in its own right, but … Continue reading

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Blessing or Curse?

Almost didn’t click. Very glad I did. Worth one of your monthly free looks through the NYT metered paywall. Continue reading

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Shorts: Bella DePaulo, I study liars. I’ve never seen one like President Trump. He tells far more lies, and far more cruel ones, than ordinary people do. GOP spin, I suppose: “Scholar confirms our President is extraordinary.” Brandon McGinley, Saying … Continue reading

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Pervs, Predators, Rapists

The end of whataboutism? Or maybe something even better: the beginning of the end of my generation’s cursed sexual revolution. Continue reading

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Thursday, 11/16/17

Fractal dysfunction Repudiating the perverted fringe Tutoring Congressman BlueBlazer McEntrepreneurship Trump is John McCain’s fault How certainty-seeking empowers predators No misfortune too great to bear Man up, boys!

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Like a spider monkey with a lit stick of dynamite

I didn’t mean to do it, but in short order this morning I had collected three worthy snippets on how Donald Trump manipulates us. (The third is my favorite, sublimely succinct and almost poetic.) Every president has his own strategy … Continue reading

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Trigger warning: this brief blog consists entirely of irresistible commentary on our President’s towering narcissism. If you’ve had enough of that, you don’t want to read it. Continue reading

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