Professional French Translator Calls Trump's Word Use "An Unprecedented and Depressing Headache"
Donald Trump has words. Lots of words. He has "the best words," and has said so himself. The problem with Trump's words is they don't always have meaning. That has been obvious to observers here in the U.S., and now that he is the leader of the free world, others are learning ...read more
Trump's Nuclear Weapons Tweet is Further Proof He Intends to Rule by Fear
Every dictator throughout history has ruled through the use of fear. The constant threat of violence is not always overt, and the best strongmen have used the prospect of physical force sparingly. But it is always present, and everyone around them understands that if they step ...read more
An American President's Plane is Forced to Emergency Land... Don't Worry, it's Only a Latin American President.
If, as Fox-News tells us, Barack Obama is the most un-American of all 44 Presidents of the U.S.A, the subsequent question must be: who is the most American of all the Presidents - the apple pie standard against which Obama can be measured? An early betting favorite would have to ...read more
Quote of the Day: Gingrich the Opposite of a True Conservative
Andrew Sullivan reacts to Newt Gingrich's simplistic foreign policy vision that lumps all Middle Eastern countries together and heralds John Bolton as the man to head US international relations: Conservatism is concerned with reality, which it understands shifts with culture, ...read more