Posted on Jul 10, 2018

How To Run A Trump Household

Posted in Politics

To my wife: Your greatest value lies not in your physical beauty or mental sharpness, or even in your willingness to function as my appendage, but rather in your complete awareness of your own disposability. Your worth is inseparable from your ability to see those who came before you and learn from them; from your willingness to make room for those who currently share me; and to step aside...

Posted on Jun 26, 2018

Sadism: Tapping the Great Untapped Reservoir of American Politics

Posted in Politics

A few days ago I posted the following poll question on Facebook: What percentage of Trump voters would support decapitation of undocumented immigrants crossing the southern U.S. border?  I explained that this was not my idea—or hopefully anyone’s idea—of a joke. Rather, it was an important and entirely overlooked question, critical to understanding the current political dynamic yet crossing the line of taboo in an age when few know the...

Posted on Jun 11, 2018

Dinesh D’Souza’s Big Lie

Posted in Politics, Society

Dinesh D’Souza’s recent presidential pardon was issued by a man who has not read any of his works or, for that matter, any of anyone’s works. The illegal campaign contributions—the same sort of infraction that 45 years earlier got Yankees owner George Steinbrenner banned from baseball for a couple of years and eventually pardoned by Ronald Reagan—barely raised the blood pressure of today’s voters or pundits. The real problem...

Posted on May 08, 2018

The GOP Hall of Fame

Posted in Politics

Most halls of fame have very high standards. Then there’s the GOP Hall of Fame, where standards are notably lower due to Donald Trump being president. Nevertheless, here is the definitive list of Republicans who are worthy of the nation's respect given their opposition to the Orange One....

Posted on Feb 20, 2018

Trump’s Official Patriotic Form Letter To Parents Of School Shooting Victims

Posted in Culture, Politics

"First and foremost, and quite obviously, (name of victim) died in a hail of bullets that day so that all Americans could remain free to purchase whatever firearms they desired, of any caliber, at any time, under any circumstance, and whatever their race, creed, or state of mind. Weapons are for all Americans."...