Monthly Archives: May 2017

Merkel Rising above Trump

A line from the Washington Post, reporting on the Trump visit which he called — in amazing ignorance — a home run: “Merkel told a packed Bavarian beer hall rally that the days when Europe could rely on others was … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Trump Increasingly Anti-American

If one wishes to increase the health, wealth, status, and power of one’s country, one of the steps to be taken is to strengthen friendships and increase resistance to opposition forces. Seems simple enough. Trump is incredibly kind to the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

The Ever-Deceptive Trump

It was clear long before he announced his bid for the presidency that Trump has always been a deceptive, manipulative crook. Nothing in his personal history has ever suggested otherwise. No one should be surprised, therefore, that his crooked ways … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

The Little Emperor Has No Clothes. . .or Sense

Trump surprised everyone, including his own staff, by revealing classified information to the Russians. His staff at first denied it, possibly believing that it could not be true. Then, as he often does, Trump made fools of his own people … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

trumpitis

I’ve got trumpitis, a disease marked by great mental fatigue and caused by unending dramatic twists and turns in the Oval Office. Trump’s bizarre blending of malevolence and incompetence is bewildering and disorienting. How strange it is to watch a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Turn the Lights Off

Was it the funniest moment of the week? Or was it the saddest? On Tuesday night, a few hours after the sudden firing of FBI Director Comey, Sean Spicer was “caught” by reporters outside the White House. Apparently he tried … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged | Leave a comment

Trump’s Ties to Russia

One way to see the difference between the way Trump treats Russia and the way he looks on democracy is to compare these two pictures. In one Trump is being rude to Merkel, as he apparently was during her entire … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment