Evidence? …

The White House press corps and lots of politicians are all in a lather about President Trump providing no evidence to back up his claim one week ago that he was “wiretapped” by the previous Administration. To paraphrase The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, the response from the White House has been “Evidence? We don’t gotta show…

The Magical Art Of Misdirection

As usual, watching the Tweeter-In-Chief is quite hilarious. His latest blast from last night has well and truly set the media’s hair on fire. Now, you have to understand something about the President’s tweets, famously expressed by Salena Zito: The media took Trump literally but not seriously, and his supporters took him seriously but not…

The Women Show Us How It Should Be Done

A short story with a heartwarming ending. First, here’s the photo of Kellyanne Conway in the Oval Office that had people so upset. People tweeted that she should get her feet off the sofa, all kinds of bitter ugliness … leading to loads of pictures of Obama with his feet on the furniture, and the…

The Difference Between Ideals, Goals, And Plans

The Democratic Party is in huge trouble for two reasons, and this is very bad news. The first reason is that President Trump has occupied most of the politically valuable real estate. The second reason is that the Democratic response has been … well … less than effective. And that is very bad news because…

The Big Lie

The big lie for today is the endless reporting that President Trump said “the media is the enemy of the American people”. I’ve heard news reporters on every station claiming he said it, and asking people about it, and discussing that statement. Oh, a few of the media folks haven’t done that, but by and large reporters and journalists…

The Professionally Outraged

Well, white folks like Ezra Klein and other people in the professionally outraged class are once again outraged. You are shocked, I’m sure. Here’s the latest thought-crime that the Donald has committed, during his one hour plus press conference. A black woman reporter named April Ryan from the American Urban Radio Networks asked the following: RYAN:…