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The Slow Death of Democracy – Part Three

Alan Zendell, June 15, 2020 The 2018 Congressional election sent a message to the Trump administration that two components of his base – well-educated independents and suburban white women – had had enough of his race-baiting and divisiveness. As 2020 … Continue reading

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A Crumbling Presidency

Alan Zendell, June 1, 2020 Whether it was national defense, the environment, international trade, public health, or nuclear proliferation, the America Donald Trump inherited in 2017 was one that was fully engaged with the rest of the world. Over the … 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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After Sheltering in Place – What’s Next?

Alan Zendell, March 28, 2020 As one of the more vulnerable senior population, I’ve been thinking about what will happen after the corona virus pandemic runs its course, at least in its initial wave. One of the most challenging aspects … Continue reading

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The Coronavirus War – Trump Against Everyone Else

Alan Zendell, March 27, 2020 The most remarkable aspect of the coronavirus crisis is President Trump’s refusal to accept the reality of the pandemic. We’ve seen his character and leadership flaws since the day he took office. We’ve shaken our … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Governors

Alan Zendell, March 26, 2020 Do events create heroes or are heroes always with us, emerging as leaders when circumstances require them? Self-proclaimed hero, Donald Trump, believes he is uniquely qualified to lead our country in all things. But as … Continue reading

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Crisis Management

Alan Zendell, March 14, 2020 In recent years, whenever our leaders debated foreign policy, borders, women’s rights, climate change mitigation, the nation cringed watching partisanship, special interest money, and individual self-interest derail attempts at reasonable resolution. We got angry, we … Continue reading

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Leadership, Trump Style

Alan Zendell, March 12, 2020 Donald Trump’s leadership style has always been to bully people into getting what he wants. That often works in business when you’re bigger than your adversary and you can afford to outspend him in litigation. … Continue reading

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Joe-mentum

Alan Zendell, March 3, 2020 It was only eight days ago that Thomas Friedman published an op-ed in the New York Times that outlined a strategy to assure a Democratic landslide in November. Friedman suggested that whoever the presumptive Democratic … Continue reading

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