Tagged: Mike Pence

The Company Trump Keeps

The Company Trump Keeps

  My mother told me a man is known by the company he keeps. And Trump attracts the sorriest human beings on the planet. Anthony Scaramucci, that comical caricature of a “made man,” immediately...

Who on Earth Likes Trump?

Who on Earth Likes Trump?

  Who are those people who cheered for Trump at the CPAC conference? Who are those “likely voters” who gave him a 50 percent approval rating in the latest Rasmussen poll? Are they really...

The Suspension of Sanity

The Suspension of Sanity

The ancient Greeks warned that those whom the gods would destroy they first make mad. Don’t you wonder, as I do, whether “the gods” are engineering the destruction of America? For starters, the election...

What Would Jesus Say?

What Would Jesus Say?

  Commenting on a former White House staffer’s recent revelation that Vice President Mike Pence routinely converses with Jesus, comedian Joy Behar light-heartedly suggested on The View that Pence might be crazy. As  you might...

Do We Deserve Trump?

Do We Deserve Trump?

According to an old saying, people get the government they deserve, and I hope it isn’t true because  it’s looking as if Americans deserve lousy government. Not all Americans, of course but a lot...

Dump Trump? Not So Fast!

Dump Trump? Not So Fast!

There are many reasons to rid America of the blight inflicted by the recent presidential election. But there’s one equally compelling reason to endure it. Rid the nation of Trump and what have we got?...

In an Alternate Reality

In an Alternate Reality

  As the late Republican strategist Lee Atwater observed, perception is reality. Not always, of course, but often enough to make it worth remembering. I’m sure Donald Trump remembers it. His modus operandi seems...

Mike Pence Scares Me

Mike Pence Scares Me

  Mike Pence is scary. He may even be scarier than Donald Trump. He is so polished, so suave, so capable of lying with conviction. And he represents so much that is dangerous in American politics. His...

In a World on the Brink

In a World on the Brink

  The attempted coup in Turkey is one more sign that the global balance of power is teetering, that one false step could plunge the world into Armageddon. At a time like this, you...

Obama Displays His Charm But Republicans Aren’t Buying It

Obama Displays His Charm But Republicans Aren’t Buying It

President Obama was at his charming best yesterday as he faced hostile Republican House members, and if American voters are still in the mood for charm, his approval rating should be soaring today. But...