The real war on Christmas

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If you’re surprised, you shouldn’t be. The West Virginia official who posted racist comments on Facebook in reference to First Lady Michelle Obama following Donald Trump’s election — “It [...] Continue Reading…

The strange delusions of our politics

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The cult classic, “Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb,” is among my favorite films. Released in 1964, it’s a brilliant satire of [...] Continue Reading…

Down the rabbit hole to TrumpLand

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If you’re feeling a little like Alice in TrumpLand these days, it’s no wonder. Reality has been turned upside-down, grossly distorted, rendered a hall-of-mirrors hallucination. We’re going down the [...] Continue Reading…

The rise of the new KKK

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In this era of a soon-to-be President Donald Trump, my profession has a lot to answer for. Journalists who should know better covered the email controversy that engulfed Hillary [...] Continue Reading…

Who is ‘rigging’ the vote? GOP

As if he hadn’t already broken just about every rule of conventional politics (and common decency), Donald Trump decided at the last debate to plow through a guardrail of [...] Continue Reading…

Trump’s record with wives

Down the rabbit hole we go, curiouser and curiouser. Donald Trump followed his pathetic performance in the first one-on-one debate with Hillary Clinton with a series of abusive taunts of [...] Continue Reading…

Trump’s voters want white privilege

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For months now, we’ve heard about an angry and anxious electorate, depressed by stagnant wages, furious about a “rigged” economic system, uncertain about the future for their children and [...] Continue Reading…