Archive for September, 2020

The Great Debate

Biden was Biden (unimpressive) and Trump was Trump (a mendacious blowhard).  Two polls–CNN and CBS--showed that Trump lost. Biden would be well within his rights to say that Trump’s obnoxious behavior and continuous lies make debates a farce, and refuse ...

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The Threatened Coup

In a post a couple of months ago, I discussed the unprecedented possibility of what would amount to a coup d’etat in the United States—the effective cancellation of a presidential election result.  At the time I assessed the particular nightmare ...

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Vacancy on the Court

I will make a confession.  On learning of the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, one of my first reactions was to assume that even Mitch McConnell could not be so boldly hypocritical as to seek to fill her vacancy before ...

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Who likes Trump?

Donald Trump’s approval rating among American adults has generally fluctuated around 43%; roughly that percentage, maybe even a little higher, will vote for his re-election.  These facts are both appalling and bewildering.  Appalling because, his destructive policies aside, Trump personally ...

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