What is “Normal”? And Can Joe Biden Restore It?

What is “Normal”? And Can Joe Biden Restore It?

The Supreme Court this week ruled that Donald Trump is not immune from criminal investigations and Congressional oversight and he went ballistic on Twitter.  And the country gave out a collective yawn. After all, we’re the epicenter of death in a global...
An Independence Day Like No Other

An Independence Day Like No Other

Yesterday, Donald Trump said – once again – that he thinks the novel coronavirus that causes COVID-19 will just “disappear.” Maybe – but not until it has infected every last person in the United States. Because Trump refused to use his...
20th Century Mixtape

20th Century Mixtape

The year is half over, and so far we’ve had a pandemic, massive recession, and civic unrest – while being led by an erratic, authoritarian liar who is fighting for re-election. Wags on Twitter point out that 2020 is like a 20th century mixtape, with all of...
A Juneteenth Unlike Any Other

A Juneteenth Unlike Any Other

The MOMocrats laughed when Trump took credit this week for “making Juneteenth famous.” But if you’re talking about the majority of his base – who are the ONLY Americans he cares about – there’s some truth to that. By scheduling his...
The Last Temptation of Polling

The Last Temptation of Polling

Trump’s re-election campaign sent CNN a “cease and desist” letter this week after the cable news network released polling that showed Joe Biden leading nationally by 14 points. (CNN’s response to that letter is a must-read.) And while it is...