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The Greatest Threat to America

Alan Zendell, August 18, 2022 Former president Donald Trump’s son, Eric, is routinely mocked by stand-up comedians as being dimwitted. I have no idea why, but it’s one more testament to the media’s ability to influence the opinions of Americans … Continue reading

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Trump’s Waning Influence

Alan Zendell, February 15, 2022 Remember the (Bill) Clinton years? They provide interesting perspectives for today. The politics of the nineties were nasty, culminating in the 2000 election in which George W. Bush’s victory over Al Gore was as much … Continue reading

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To Prosecute or Look Away

Alan Zendell, January 24, 2021 George Conway is a conservative Republican lawyer who was on the short list for two positions in the Trump administration in 2017. He did not receive the appointment as Solicitor General, and subsequently withdrew his … 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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Charismatic Leaders: Saviors or Devils?

Alan Zendell, November 18, 2020 Most people associate “charismatic” with “good” or “positive,” but the dictionary definition includes no such qualification. Charisma is simply an almost spiritual quality that enables its owner to influence and persuade, even mesmerize others. Charismatic … Continue reading

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Kamala and Joe

Alan Zendell, August 13, 2020 Sometimes, starting out getting a thing wrong is the best way to get it right. For three months, I was certain the best running mate for Joe Biden was Amy Klobuchar. Her Midwest roots, centrist … Continue reading

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Sexual Harassment

Alan Zendell, May 1, 2020 Sexual assault is a crime. There’s no defense for it. Preying on vulnerable women is despicable. But sexual predators don’t advertise, sell tickets, or perform in front of witnesses, and the victims are often powerless … Continue reading

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Impeachment and A Tale of Two Conways

Alan Zendell, January 22, 2020 Conservative attorney George Conway described Adam Schiff’s presentation of the House’s case to remove President Trump from office as an incredibly coherent and comprehensive narrative, something the president’s defenders don’t have. Much like the James … Continue reading

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Trump Should Be Thanking Mueller

Alan Zendell, May 30, 2019 Though it was certainly unintentional, Robert Mueller did Donald Trump a huge favor when he defined the scope of his investigation as he did. As he made clear both in his report and his televised … Continue reading

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Primary Risks

Alan Zendell, April 14, 2019 The 2020 primary season started far too early. We’ve never experienced a presidential campaign that lasted two full years, and it’s impossible to predict how it will go, but we can make some intelligent guesses. … Continue reading

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