Tagged: Hillary

The Real Bottom Line

The Real Bottom Line

  I just read a report that big-money donors are threatening to abandon the Democratic Party “if they go too far left.” As an example, a wealthy Democratic donor named Stephen Cloobeck said on...

The Oldest Dirty Trick

The Oldest Dirty Trick

  It’s the oldest trick in the book. Even toddlers do it. When some tot calls another tot a bad name, the response is often, “You’re the (bad name)!” Or: I know you are...

The Myth of the Center

The Myth of the Center

  The Democratic Party lost its way trying to find the center in American politics. As Hillary’s presidential campaign wore on, she tacked to the right, presumably hoping to attract Republicans disenchanted with Donald Trump....

A “Progressive” No More?

A “Progressive” No More?

I used to think of myself as a Progressive. I think the rich should help the poor, the strong should help the weak, the young should help the old, the law should protect us...

Inheriting a Hornet’s Nest

Inheriting a Hornet’s Nest

As  the nastiest election campaign in US history mercifully comes to an end, I am left wondering how much damage has been done to the political system and what can be done to fix it....

Trump’s Last Hurrah

Trump’s Last Hurrah

Trump went out swinging, leaving one last headline as the epitaph for his bizarre campaign. I haven’t read the papers but I bet they will all be agog over his refusal to say he will...

Why Have Another Debate?

Why Have Another Debate?

  I dread tonight’s “debate.” And I wonder why we the people are being subjected to another of these slugfests. Surely we know by now what the candidates think of each other? In a...

Blaming Hillary for Everything

Blaming Hillary for Everything

  According to Trump and his acolytes, everything that has ever gone wrong in this world of ours is Hillary Clinton’s fault. They blame her for intervening in Libya, but that was not really...