Random thoughts and musings on President Trump, the game of soccer, and a truly historic election.
What a field-day for the heat
A thousand people in the street
Singing songs and carrying signs
Mostly say, hooray for our side
“Hold up, hold up, hold up,”
Things that go bump in the night. Like Donald Trump.
Enjoy the circus, but don’t call it a circus.
Politics in Britain and the United States.
Voting and elections, here and abroad.
Politics! US politics, British-Turkish politics, and pigeon flock politics.
Politics, in the US and abroad…
The Era of Bad Feelings is upon us.
There’s an election on, in case you hadn’t heard.
And the world rolls on…
The Muslims love Donald Trump!
The fireworks are put away. Now, it’s time for the fireworks.
Public opinion is a wonderful regulator of governments, but only when circumscribed by well-constructed institutions.
Would you believe some links involving Donald J Trump? And others, of course.
The markets, of course, love Bernie Sanders.
Today is the day the Bern goes out.
I miss the Natural Law Party.
Everyone surrenders to the darkness eventually.
In Which I Throw Water On Enthusiasm
It’s time to stop asking for policy promises from political candidates, and it’s time for candidates to stop making them.
Nero vs the Southern Avenger!
While we’ve been ruminating on the Presidential race, we are also learning who the match-ups will be for the major U.S. Senate races happening around the nation. Here is a quick look at what’s going on.
Only Trump can save us.
Cruz is terrible, Trump is terrible, democracy is terrible…
Bernie the sellout socialists, Friends of Abe no more, and of course Trump.
Politics in the United States and The Federation
Nate Silver describes Trump’s path from here to nomination, state by state.
In her essays, the award-winning novelist examines the significance, past, present, and future, of America’s missing Religious Left.
Ted Cruz’s dopplegangers & Latin America’s Mr Fix It.
Because of neglect of the role of the broader role of citizenship, Americans can blame themselves for the unenlightened bitterness and abject stagnation of politics. We can do better, but it will require a renewed interest in achieving common things instead of individual victories. It will require taking our job as participants in a democracy more seriously.
Chris Christie, Calving Coolidge… sigh… and Trump.
A former denizen of our nation’s capital reflects upon an essential ingredient in the stew that is our politics: delicious, plentiful booze.
Did being right on Iraq make Obama cocky? What’s up with that right-wing German party? And more…