Articles of Interest
November 27, 2016, 4:12pm
The Pretend Populism of Donald Trump.
By Frank Bruni – The New York Times.
For a politician who won the White House by railing against the elites and demonizing the establishment, Donald Trump presented an odd argument for why Americans … Read more »
November 26, 2016, 7:12pm
By KATRIN BENNHOLD – The New York Times.
BALMEDIE, Scotland — President-elect Donald J. Trump has already built a wall — not on the border with Mexico, but on the border of his exclusive golf course in northeastern Scotland, blocking … Read more »
November 25, 2016, 2:47pm
By Craig Timberg – The Washington Post.
The flood of “fake news” this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, … Read more »
November 21, 2016, 1:02pm
By E.J. Dionne Jr – The Washington Post.
Senate Democrats think they can hold Donald Trump accountable by challenging him to deliver on issues where he has made populist noises.
Supporters of this strategy insist that offering to work with … Read more »
November 18, 2016, 2:15pm
By Gail Collins – The New York Times.
One of Donald Trump’s big advantages now is that he has so many awful associates. No matter what appointees he foists on us, there’s always another pal who’d have been worse. If … Read more »
November 18, 2016, 2:13pm
By Paul Krugman – The New York Times.
During the campaign, Donald Trump often promised to be a different kind of Republican, one who would represent the interests of working-class voters who depend on major government programs. “I’m not going … Read more »
November 15, 2016, 2:17pm
WASHINGTON — Just a few blocks down Pennsylvania Avenue from the White House sits the Trump International Hotel, one of the newest luxury additions to President-elect Donald J. Trump’s
… Read more »
November 14, 2016, 5:30pm
If you are concerned about the Supreme Court, please consider going to this website and signing a petition asking President Obama to “appoint” Merrick Garland. According to the Washington Post, he has the power to do this since Congress has … Read more »
November 12, 2016, 4:28pm
By Timothy Egan – The New York Times.
This is a very dangerous man, our next president. Dangerous in his certitude about what he doesn’t know. Dangerous in his ignorance of history, his antipathy toward reading, his inability to sort … Read more »
November 12, 2016, 4:13am
By Henry Fountain – The New York Times.
The mug-shot posters, pasted on walls and lampposts around Paris by an activist group during the United Nations climate talks last year, were hardly flattering. They depicted Myron Ebell, a climate contrarian, … Read more »