You know how desperate President Barack Obama is—as he contemplates his accomplishments going down the drain at the hands of a man he has total contempt for—when he is willing to do something so against his nature. He tried to persuade Donald Trump. We saw that unicorn glimpsed only fleetingly in the last eight years: […]
Let’s stop being so hard on Donald Trump. He has done us an enormous public service. After this down-and-dirty battle of the sexes, we will never look at gender in politics the same way. For centuries, women were seen as unfit to hold public office. Ambition, power and business were the province of men. Unlike […]
You could hear how hard it was for Donald Trump to say the words. “Yeah, it was a mistake,” he said, sounding a bit chastened. “If I had to do it again, I wouldn’t have sent it.” I was telling him he lost my sister’s vote when he retweeted a seriously unflattering photo of the […]
Before Palin, if a woman flamed out in a spectacular fashion, it was considered an X through the X chromosome. But when Palin turned out to be utterly unqualified and unintelligible, it did not reflect poorly on women as a whole—only on her and John McCain.
With the intense interest in the thrill-a-minute, through-the-looking-glass 2016 race, fueled by anger at maladjusted Washington and anxiety after the Paris attacks, I decided to let my Republican brother offer his red-state soliloquy, hoping. He-e-e-ere’s Kevin:
Hillary Clinton is never more alluring than when a bunch of pasty-faced, nasty-tongued white men bully her.
The caramel-chocolate flavored candy bar looked so innocent, like the Sky Bars I used to love as a child.
Oy. By the time the Bushes and Clintons are finished, they are going to make the Tudors and the Plantagenets look like pikers. Barack Obama will turn out to be the interim guy who provided a tepid respite while Hillary and Jeb geared up to go at it.
Wiesel calls ‘the whole process very strange,’ and faults Romney, a Mormon stake president.