January 22, 2017, 5:34am
President Trump presented such a graceless and disturbingly ahistoric vision of America on Friday that his Inaugural Address cast more doubt than hope on his presidency.
Instead of summoning the best … Read more »
January 21, 2017, 2:47am
By Coral Davenport – The New York Times.
WASHINGTON — Within moments of the inauguration of President Trump, the official White House website on Friday deleted nearly all mentions of climate change. The one exception: Mr. Trump’s vow to … Read more »
January 21, 2017, 2:45am
By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.
Betsy DeVos, whom Donald Trump has nominated as education secretary, doesn’t know basic education terms, doesn’t know about federal statutes governing special education, but thinks school officials should carry guns to … Read more »
January 20, 2017, 5:51pm
By Jonathan Chait – New York Magazine.
“This guy is a con artist. He’s always making things up. No one holds him accountable for it.” —Marco Rubio
“It’s called a confidence game. Why? Because you give me your confidence? No. … Read more »
January 20, 2017, 5:50pm
By David Remnick – The New Yorker.
On September 17, 1787, as Benjamin Franklin was leaving the deliberations of the Constitutional Convention, at Independence Hall, in Philadelphia, a woman called out to him, saying, “Well, Doctor, what have we got, … Read more »
January 20, 2017, 3:36pm
By Jennifer Rubin – The Washington Post.
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) ran circles around Treasury nominee Steven Mnuchin on the topic of President-elect Donald Trump’s foreign holdings and debt held by foreign banks.
McCaskill got Mnuchin to acknowledge Trump will … Read more »
January 19, 2017, 2:10pm
WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Moving vans arrived at the White House on Wednesday to remove all traces of competence and dignity.
Working around the clock, movers started clearing out the optimism and … Read more »
January 19, 2017, 1:21pm
By E.J. Dionne Jr- The Washington Post.
Why is this inauguration different from any other?
Let’s start with the fact that most Americans are not happy that Donald Trump is about to become president. The Post/ABC News poll this week … Read more »
January 16, 2017, 5:10pm
Barack Obama is leaving the White House with polls showing him to be one of the most popular presidents in recent decades. This makes sense. His achievements, not least pulling … Read more »