Monthly Archives: March 2017

@CarpenterPM: …Trump will be knifed by his own party – p m carpenter’s commentary

Trump’s spectacles… are swiftly gobbling up the time that Republicans thought they possessed. In a mere seven weeks, their president has become a national joke. And he can’t change, because he’s diseased. He will, therefore, soon also become an existential

Posted in Noted & Quoted, Operation American Greatness

Noah Feldman: Donald Trump’s wiretap tweets raise his risk of impeachment – Chicago Tribune

When candidate Trump said Hillary Clinton was a criminal who belonged in prison, he was exposing himself to a libel suit. And the suit might not have succeeded, because Trump could have said he was making a political argument rather

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Robert Kagan: Republicans are becoming Russia’s accomplices – The Washington Post

The party’s current leader, the president, questions the intelligence community’s findings, motives and integrity. Republican leaders in Congress have opposed the creation of any special investigating committee, either inside or outside Congress. They have insisted that inquiries be conducted by

Posted in Noted & Quoted, The Russian Angle

Shadi Hamid: The End of the End of History – Foreign Policy

We are now condemned to live in exciting times. Boredom is, quite clearly, underrated. At the same time, I must confess that as Trump’s victory settled, my despair was coupled with a rush of blood to the head. I felt

Posted in Noted & Quoted, Operation American Greatness, The Exception

Greg Sargent: At the root of Trump’s new fury: Total contempt for American democracy – The Washington Post

President Trump is now wallowing in fury, we are told, because he can’t make the Russia story disappear; he can’t stem the leaks to the media; and he can’t seem to realize his promises. Some reports tell us that unflattering

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One doctor’s experience telling patients Trump is president – Slate

What is your name? Where are we? What is the date? Who is the president of the United States? If the person knows all four answers, they are said to be “alert and oriented to person, place, time, and POTUS.”

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Yearning for President Blog – OAG #9

The Tweet-storm, in the new era of President Tweet, remains a nostalgia-inducing afterimage of the blog and of the era of President Blog, but it may also portend a return or attempted return to coherent, accountable, and consequential civic discussion in a mass society, back from the Great Flood of clicks.

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