Tag Archives: White House

Pence deletes tweet because he looked too presidential

By ann summers Amid the Trumpian bluster of the Arpaio pardon and the ratings Trump wanted because of Hurricane Harvey, Mike Pence was doing his level-best to demonstrate his presidential ability. He suddenly realized that he was doing what others … Continue reading

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Trump’s nuclear threats are Nixonian junk-food ravings … maybe

By ann summers So the president’s own advisers are saying to discount his words, is where we are now https://t.co/PBdiHaQ6sT — Maggie Haberman (@maggieNYT) August 9, 2017 North Korea says considering missile strike near Guam The threat ratchets up tensions … Continue reading

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James Buchanan, Andrew Johnson, Millard Fillmore, Franklin Pierce… Donald Trump – Worst.Presidents.Ever

By ann summers Who make up the Top 10 presidents on the Presidential Historians Survey? They are, in descending order: Lincoln, George Washington, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Theodore Roosevelt, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Harry Truman, Thomas Jefferson, John F. Kennedy, Reagan, and … Continue reading

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So many Trump mistakes, so little time left

By ann summers Joshua Green’s book Devils Bargain contains a hypothetical about Bannon’s failure to drive yet another wedge in the Democrats is a bit fantastic because the havoc aimed at immigration was always a much easier lift at the … Continue reading

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PBS Frontline … on Bannonism, the lowest stage of crony capitalism

  By ann summers   Who is Steve Bannon? Current & former Breitbart staffers talk about his worldview & what it was like working for him https://t.co/zTDIGYCA4opic.twitter.com/10g0P6CQku — FRONTLINE (@frontlinepbs) May 25, 2017 The latest PBS Frontline gives those who … Continue reading

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Lawfare ahead … pitched battles

  By ann summersLawfare is a form of asymmetric warfare, consisting of using the legal system against an enemy, such as by damaging or delegitimizing them, tying up their time or winning a public relations victory. The word is a … Continue reading

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All about the Trump lawyering up, even as disinformation continues

 “The collapse of this administration may or may not be swift. But it is inevitable.” (Douglas Blackmon at Bill Moyers.com:)  By ann summers Q: How does every Russian joke start? A: By looking over your shoulder… The biggest scandal in … Continue reading

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