Author Archives: alanpzendell

Are You Surprised?

Alan Zendell, January 6, 2021 If you are surprised by Wednesday’s insurrection in Washington, you shouldn’t be. If, even now, you’re waiting to see if Trump will finally step up and act responsibly, I’ll make it easy for you. He … Continue reading

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Trump’s Smoking Gun

Alan Zendell, January 4, 2021 I wonder how many people will remember the name Brad Raffensperger fifty years from now. I say that because hardly anyone remembers the name Alexander Butterfield, today, despite the fact that he was the inadvertent … Continue reading

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A Different Perspective

Alan Zendell, December 30, 2020 Assuming that you pay any attention to him, these days, do you still shake your head struggling to understand why Donald Trump behaves the way he does? After a year-and-a-half of the most bitter, hate-filled … Continue reading

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Management Styles

Alan Zendell, December 28, 2020 Imagine that you work for a large corporation that serves millions of customers. Despite having a resume that has no relationship to the job, you have responsibility for an enormously costly project that will require … Continue reading

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Presidential Christmas Messages

Alan Zendell, December 25, 2020 It wasn’t too long ago that the worst thing we had to bear on Christmas was a presidential address filled with empty platitudes. One of the more heartfelt was Harry Truman’s first such address in … Continue reading

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The White Whale

Alan Zendell, December 22, 2020 No, the title is not a disparaging reference to Donald Trump, though many of his detractors and most stand-up comedians have described him that way. It’s a metaphor for his obsession with power and himself, … Continue reading

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An Out of Control President

Alan Zendell, December 19, 2020 During the past few weeks, America and indeed the entire world have seen a spectacle evolve in the White House that we used to associate with tin horn dictatorships in Third World countries. The only … Continue reading

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Herd Immunity and Sociopathy – A Fatal Combination

Alan Zendell, December 17, 2020 Several news outlets today reported that the Trump administration, with the overt approval of the president, secretly pursued a strategy of achieving herd immunity to the COVID virus by deliberately allowing it to spread among … Continue reading

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If I Were the President Elect…

Alan Zendell, December 16, 2020 President Elect Joe Biden has not called to ask my advice. Neither has anyone else for that matter. But that won’t deter me from offering some. First, and most important, Mr. President Elect, do everything … Continue reading

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Wall of Infamy

Alan Zendell, December 15, 2020 Today, Washington Post journalist Ruth Marcus published the list of the Republican members of the House of Representatives who signed on to the bogus Texas lawsuit that asked the U. S, Supreme Court to overturn … Continue reading

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