Category Archives: Articles

Mitch McConnell, Master of Partisanship

Alan Zendell, April 23, 2020 Oscar Wilde said that Life imitates Art far more than Art imitates Life. Judging by our country’s response to the COVID-19 virus, he was wrong. Consider the way Hollywood has treated pandemics. There have been at least … Continue reading

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Playing One on TV Doesn’t Make You a Real President

Alan Zendell, April 22, 2020 That’s what Trump biographer Michael d’Antonio implied in his op-ed today. It sounds like an attempt at dark humor, but the more you think about it the more profound it seems. Look at the evidence. … Continue reading

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Inciting Insurrection

Alan Zendell, April 19, 2020 In a well-ordered universe, a U. S. President inciting insurrection would be grounds for removal under the twenty-fifth amendment. Anyone else who posted those tweets would be guilty of both federal and state felonies. The … Continue reading

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Wrongheaded Leadership

Alan Zendell, April 16, 2020 There is much about the COVID-19 pandemic that defies reason and makes us feel like the world is spinning out of control. That’s serious because in a crisis, one of the things we most need … Continue reading

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The Tenth Amendment

Alan Zendell, April 14, 2020 Yesterday, in the midst of an internationally televised pandemic briefing, which was actually more of a tantrum/meltdown that was as embarrassing as it was lacking in facts, President Donald Trump declared that, “The President calls … Continue reading

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Who’s in Charge? Our Governors.

Alan Zendell, April 13, 2020 Our country and the world are in the midst of a deadly pandemic. If this were a movie, serious actors would portray serious politicians consulting even more serious experts and pooling their resources. Politics would … Continue reading

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Emergency Powers and the Election

Alan Zendell, April 10, 2020 Much has been written about Donald Trump’s leadership or lack of it during the COVID-19 pandemic. But as has been the case throughout this administration, we must be careful not to get distracted and miss … Continue reading

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