Tag: President Trump

Trump and Ramaswamy?

Shortly after the third Republican presidential debate, Donald Trump announced that he was considering asking Tucker Carlson to be his Vice President. Having watched Tucker for many years and come to respect him, my first thought was that he might...

Trump or Biden? A Not So Difficult Choice

The early phases of the 2024 Presidential campaign are well underway and barring unforeseen events, the final faceoff will be between Joe Biden and Donald Trump. Both candidates are known to all Americans. But the truth of what is known varies...

Is Donald Trump the Best Republican Candidate in 2024?

This question is both important and difficult. Important because the answer could affect the fate of the country. Difficult because Trump has been simultaneously outstanding and terrible. Outstanding in his numerous and singular accomplishments as...

Reconsidering Trump

The word sanctimonious means “making a hypocritical show of religious devotion, piety, righteousness.” Its synonyms include phony, insincere, deceitful, fake. Simply said, to be sanctimonious is to lack genuineness, honesty...

Peggy Noonan and Conspiracism

Attention word mavens and neologists, there is a new politically correct kid on the block and he has just joined the ever-increasing gang of psychological maledictions, such as Racism, Sexism, Ageism, Genderism ad infinitum that are anathema for all...

Understanding the Division over Donald Trump

Why does one half the country deplore Donald Trump while the other half esteems him? As one who began on one side of the division and ended on the other, and published my views on each, my understanding is more nuanced than that of people who have...

No Vaccine for Trump Derangement Syndrome

Three years before the plague known as Covid19 began, another plague infected millions of Americans. Known as Trump Derangement Syndrome or TDS, it has grown more serious over time and its harmful effects have multiplied to the point where they...

The Devil Was in the Election Details

The scene is a college gymnasium. The visiting team is ahead by ten points with three seconds to play. The home team takes the ball out of bounds . . . then suddenly, the gym goes dark. A few minutes later, the lights go back on, play...