Politics

Information and Analysis We Can All Use

The speed of communications is wondrous to behold. It is also true that speed can multiply the distribution of information that we know to be untrue. – Edward R. Murrow, 20th -century journalist. No doubt Murrow would be outraged by Donald Trump’s daily false information … Read More

The Lincoln Project

It’s not much of a stretch to say that honest Abe would be outraged at the lies, bombast and buffoonery coming from our current president. Even more outrageous are the Republicans that either support or remain silent at his behavior. There are, however, many more … Read More

This is Not Normal

In 1976, the Senate named an office building for Michigan Senator Philip Hart. Above the entrance to that building are words written by his colleagues who praised Hart for being… “A man of incorruptible integrity and personal courage strengthened by inner grace and outer gentleness. Read More

I don’t know about you, but I am spent – emotionally, psychologically spent from everything Trump does, declares, defies, defiles, denies and doublebacks. For nearly four years, the country has endured Trump’s erratic autocracy from name-calling to pulling out of treaties; from Twitter rants to … Read More

Will return to commentary central on Friday. “Are you worried about getting it? “No.” “Why not?” “I don’t know.” – Reporter Bob Woodward asking President Trump if he’s worried about getting the coronavirus.

After the president was diagnosed with Covid-19 — a virus that has … Read More

Sadly, every day brings a new low from the man who sits in the White House. Sadder still are republican Senators who lack the courage to publicly hold him accountable. After Trump’s mockery of a debate – his lies, his indecency in attacking his opponent’s … Read More

What Will it Take?

Last night’s “Presidential Debate” was such a total mess that even the experienced and controlled Chris Wallace had trouble handling it. How undecided voters make sense out of a mountain of lies, interruptions and personal attacks by Trump would be a miracle. And this election … Read More