Category: Politics

David Brooks Can Solve All Our Problems

David Brooks has penned another insipid column, but this one is really poorly constructed, too. Once again, he relies on a dichotomy to try to explain a many-sided problem. So he introduces the least novel of insights, which is that…

No, You Are The McCarthyite

Sometimes a couple of pictures are worth a thousand words: While the president moans that he can’t find a Roy Cohn to protect him from the Russia probe, some on the left think it’s a new form of McCarthyism to…

The Case for Trump’s Removal is Made

As I worked my way through the opinion pages of the Washington Post and New York Times this morning, I was struck by how blunt and harsh the tone has become toward the president. Michael Wolff’s forthcoming book, “Fire and Fury,”…

Ending An Abusive Relationship

I hadn’t realized that they are now twenty woman on the record using their real names who have accused Donald Trump of one form or another of unwanted sexual contact until I saw that Mother Jones had updated their list.…