The Trump Rules

So, I’m sure you’re aware that Donald Trump made a joke about murdering Hillary Clinton yesterday. Then, he walked it back and lied about what he’d said, pretending that he’d merely suggested that “second amendment people” could vote as a bloc and defeat Clinton…somehow…after she’d already been elected…or something. The only exceptional thing about this […]

Catching up: Ted Cruz, political mastermind

Ugh. It’s been an ugly couple of months, hasn’t it? The bad news kept piling up and, frankly, it started to get to me. I still can’t get my head around why it’s somehow ok for police officers to kill black people. I just can’t go deal with it right now. So, instead, I’m just […]

Mitch McConnell urges Obama to move to the left?!?

You’ve probably seen one of the many, many articles which list ways in which President Obama has governed to the right of President Reagan. This point of view is a little skewed in that what qualifies as the center in American politics has moved so far to the right over the last 30 years that […]

The Mechanic Who Hated Cars

In American terms, I don’t describe myself as a “Democrat.” The Democratic* party has been a source of disappointment after disappointment, culminating in the Mother of All Disappointments, Barrack Obama. Now, to be fair, here’s a list of his accomplishments thus far. As you can probably guess, I think this list is far too generous. […]