Author Archives: alanpzendell

Missteps And Misstatements

Alan Zendell, July 19, 2018 I admit that I’ve been spoiled most of my life. I’ve had wonderful role models as my heroes, and with the exception of Harry Truman and Winston Churchill, none of them were politicians. They were … Continue reading

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A Sad, Embarrassing Wreck of a Man

Alan Zendell, July 18, 2018 We’ve all had two days to absorb the Helsinki press conference in which Russian President Putin smirked and our president misread the expression as a friendly smile. No doubt we’ve all formed our opinions about … Continue reading

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Trump’s Vision of a Greater America

Alan Zendell, July 15, 2018 Donald Trump famously began his presidential campaign with his signature slogan, “Make America Great Again” combined with a virulent attack against Muslim immigrants. When he went on to attack Mexican immigrants as rapists and criminals, … Continue reading

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The Evolution of Trump

Alan Zendell, July 11, 2018 Though it seems like we’ve been living this nightmare a lot longer, it’s been only three years since real estate tycoon and reality TV star Donald Trump announced that he was running for president. He … Continue reading

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Distractions

Alan Zendell, July 5, 2018 The announcement of the retirement of Associate Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy ushered in a week of chaos, depression, anger, and anxiety. In other words, it had exactly the effect Donald Trump hoped it would. … Continue reading

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Stewart and Ocasio

Alan Zendell, June 29, 2018 For nearly a decade, Stephen Colbert played a whacked-out, ultra-conservative TV host, but when he took over The Late Show from David Letterman in September of 2015, shortly after Donald Trump announced that he was … Continue reading

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Immigration Referendum

Alan Zendell, June 22, 2018 It’s safe to say the midterm elections could turn on the immigration debacle. Consider the hot button issues of the past twelve months. The North Korea summit didn’t move Trump’s approval rating appreciably, and if … Continue reading

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