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The Macron/Trump Bromance

Alan Zendell, April 25, 2018 I don’t know where French President Emmanuel Macron stays when he’s in Washington but I imagine he wishes his suite included a soundproofed room. It’s easy to picture him returning from his day with President … Continue reading

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Shithole Countries and the Free Press

Alan Zendell, January 13, 2018 Since the end of the second world war, we’ve had a succession of presidents who, regardless of their overall political philosophies, all believed that increased trade and friendly, cooperative interaction with other nations were the … Continue reading

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R. E. S. P. E. C. T.

Alan Zendell, November 11, 2017 Aretha Franklin belted it out loud and clear. The president’s Asia trip has more than anything been a test of how much powerful foreign leaders respect him. The media has been filled with reports and … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the End?

Alan Zendell, November 2, 2017 Immediately after Robert Mueller announced the guilty plea of George Papadopoulos and the indictments of Paul Manafort and Richard Gates, I received an email asking (rhetorically) if this was the beginning of the end. The … Continue reading

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Our Collective National Nightmare

Alan Zendell, October 13, 2017 Whether we observe it in our children, friends, peers, or relatives, I can’t think of a more annoying and disagreeable trait than spite and its toxic cousin, vindictiveness. They generally result in nothing positive and … Continue reading

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Erosion of Trust

Alan Zendell, June 12, 2017 Mountains and huge institutions rarely collapse all at once. Under constant battering by opposition and internal decay, they erode a little at a time until, when their once-strong foundations have rotted to the core, they … Continue reading

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Climate Change is NOT a Hoax

Alan Zendell, May 31, 2017 The problem with stirring up a huge, angry and largely uninformed base with political rhetoric and lies is that you have to keep lying to avoid losing them. Oh, they’ll catch on eventually when it’s … Continue reading

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