Tagged: CNN

Fascism Next Door

Fascism Next Door

  The hate filled attack on “the media” by my Tampa Bay neighbors yesterday leaves me stunned and dismayed. I cringed as I watched a video of the pro-Trump crowd heckling CNN’s Jim Acosta....

A Day in the Age of Trump

A Day in the Age of Trump

    No interruption so far in access to the blog site, so I’ll keep blogging until I hear something more from Xavier… It’s another day in Trumpistan… The Trump faithful may be taking...

Feeling the Contempt

Feeling the Contempt

  I can understand why CNN’s Anderson Cooper (lower photo)  had to fight back tears as he defended Haiti after Trump (top photo) described it as a “s—hole country.” Haiti has been through more than...

A Real and Present Danger

A Real and Present Danger

  I didn’t tune into Trump’s rally last night. I figured I already knew what he was going to say. And why. So when I read this morning that TV viewers – and CNN’s Don...

Are You a Racial Profiler?

Are You a Racial Profiler?

  I confess, when I read that some guy named Anthony Scaramucci was suspected of shady business with the Russians, I thought the worst. Yes, I am a racial profiler. I wonder whether the same instinct might...

Faking out the Media

Faking out the Media

I like Don Lemon. He seems to be fair and reasonable. But he does have his candid moments. Last night, for example, he told a guest on CNN: If you don’t want to participate in...

Did Anderson Email Me?

Did Anderson Email Me?

As I read the emails, supposedly from CNN and touting some online work-at-home deal, it occurred to me that they had the tone and feel of one of those videos about curing diabetes by eating foods...

Do We Deserve Trump?

Do We Deserve Trump?

  As Alexis de Tocqueville is supposed to have said, people get the government they deserve. And if Donald Trump becomes US President, the old saying will be proved right. Trump’s victory would be...

Talk is Cheap. And Endless!

Talk is Cheap. And Endless!

  Surely by now, American voters – voters everywhere – are aware that anyone might say anything in an effort to get elected, but (as they say in Jamaica) “words are wind”? I could stand...

Aren’t You Tired of Trump?

Aren’t You Tired of Trump?

  I switched off the news channels early last night and went to sleep. Usually, I can make it through Rachel on MSNBC, but last night I couldn’t get past Chris Hayes. And switching...