I’ve been sitting on this blog post for a few days because I’ve been having a lot of difficulty trying to articulate how I feel about Donald Trump. I don’t like the guy, that’s a certainty, but to make comments about him in a tone that would make me sound like a bigger buffoon than he is wouldn’t satisfy my objective. It would feel good to call him a fucking asshole; a clueless moron; a scumbag; an embarrassment to America… Well, I just did. Now I can get down to business.
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This essay was originally published on May 2, 2011.
Yeah, I know; it’s the catchphrase of the moment, but what better way to describe it? I remember thinking back in 2004 that Senator John Kerry actually had a chance to beat George W. Bush out of a second term, and that “miraculously”, W would pull a rabbit named bin Laden out of a hole somewhere in the nasty tribal regions between Afghanistan and Pakistan, right before election day, to snatch victory out of the jaws of defeat. We all know he didn’t need to do that. And we all know the havoc two terms of W wrought on the world. Honestly, I didn’t think it would matter so much if bin Laden was ever captured, given the rest of the atrocities that occurred during Bush’s watch. But, last night proved that the downfall of the most hated individual since Adolf Hitler could galvanize a nation. As if there was any doubt.
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This essay was originally published on November 1, 2010
Here we are again on the eve of another “MidTerm Midtacular”, as Jon Stewart referred to the US midterm elections 4 years ago when the Democrats wrested control of Congress away from the Republicans. Funny how it’s the exact same scenario 4 years later, with the exception of the Democrats being the party about to lose all their power. Why, oh why are we so incapable of learning from our mistakes?
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