the lincoln comparisons

Sideshow Don enjoys comparing himself to Abraham Lincoln, drawing parallels and fabulating preposterous similarities in temperament and intelligence and popularity. And, to my surprise, he's sort of correct.   Oh, Mr. Trump is nothing like the beloved, heralded President who brought the country safely through a deeply divisive Civil War. But he is like a Lincoln, … Continue reading the lincoln comparisons

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hail to the deadbeat

You know Charles Dickens? He was wrong. Wronger than wrong. These, right here and right now, are the worst of times. And they’ve tried my soul beyond endurance. You see, Sideshow Don thinks (and when I say ‘thinks,’ I’m kidding) taxpayers should pay for the catastrophic damage his tariffs are set to cause American farmers … Continue reading hail to the deadbeat

america, home of the bystander

Ever heard of the bystander effect? It’s a social psychological phenomenon wherein the presence of other people makes us less likely to help in an emergency situation. We turn into spectators rather than participants. We’re doing it right now, all 330 million of us. Every day, sometimes many times a day, we watch the United … Continue reading america, home of the bystander

look to the sea otter

Rapidly disappearing sea ice is a hoax. The sound of windmills causes cancer. Consumer protections, financial oversight, net neutrality, gun safety, and affordable healthcare are socialism. And the F.B.I.? How dare they investigate a Russian asset running for President of these once United States — that takes some nerve. Oh, and the New Zealand massacre … Continue reading look to the sea otter

my predictions for the mueller report

Its release will have no absolutely no impact: America, I’m afraid, is in very deep shit. The GOP will continue to sit on their hands and look the other way; Sideshow Don will continue raping the country of decency and dignity and hope; his followers will continue with the death threats and conspiracy theories and … Continue reading my predictions for the mueller report