Tag: Trump

  • How To Report on the Trump Verdict

    Yesterday a New York jury found that Donald Trump had sexually abused E. Jean Carroll and that he had maliciously defamed her. I noticed something interesting in some of the descriptions of the verdict I heard or read. Here is the excellent Adam Klasfeld, who followed the story closely: The jury, he writes, found that […]

  • I Am Uninterested in Pearl-clutching

    Anyone who thinks Twitter, Facebook, Amazon, etc. wanted to ban Donald Trump and other accounts promoting violent sedition from their platforms because these companies, among the largest in the world, are left-wing political partisans aimed at attacking conservatism is not seeing things straight. They have had years to ban him, and besides, having Mr. Trump […]

  • No Free Pass

    We cannot give a free pass to any of Trump’s enablers, even once the new administration takes office. I have already written that the insurrectionary mob that stormed the Capitol should be prosecuted. Here is a rough taxonomy of Republicans in Congress, with some thoughts on each. First, the Senate:

  • American Carnage

    American Carnage

    Like a lot of other people, I knew from before 2016 that Donald Trump would be a moral and political catastrophe for the country. Read the posts (more than fifty of them, going back to late 2015). But despite four years of this, it is still shocking, horrifying, and humiliating to see an armed, seditious […]

  • A Poem, by Donald Trump

    A Poem, by Donald Trump

    If you began your childhood on third base, Like me, and never had to work to bring wealth in, And watched the fools and suckers take your place, While you stayed home and lived a life of sin, My friend, you’d know you’re better than the rest, Plebeians whose folks wait at home with worry […]