Tuesday , June 27 2017

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The Trumpian Game is On . . . Again

We are now witnessing another Trumpian inversion, a pre-emptive assault on the new Special Counsel for the Russian investigation Robert Mueller aimed at undercutting any findings he ultimately comes out with which might, in the end, be deemed deleterious to President Donald J. Trump. Trump’s own Deputy AG at the …

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Of Worms and Traditions

Much as I believe in sticking with tradition because it usually reflects what works (or has worked historically) and think the Republicans will regret eliminating the filibuster if they do it, I find myself in agreement with Peter J. Wallison writing in this morning’s Wall Street Journal when he asks …

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Staring into the Electoral Abyss

The allegation of obstruction of justice which has now surfaced against President Trump is the first real charge against him, since he was sworn in, that appears to have legal legs under the terms spelled out for impeachment in the Constitution. This one could conceivably qualify as a “high crime” …

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The End of Trumpismo?

What happens if Trump’s presidency goes into meltdown mode in the wake of the Comey firing and Trump’s crazed twitter threats to end White House press briefings? What’s left if and when the smoke clears? Are conservatives and Republicans permanently tarnished by a collapse of Trump and Trumpismo? Can they …

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A Man Who Would be King?

Here’s what I don’t get about Trump and his supporters. Despite some obvious fumbles in his first hundred days in office, he can point to some real successes and yet he continues to play the aggrieved victim. Sure most of the media play his successes down while amplifying his errors …

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