Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Mueller and the Court

Alan Zendell, August 5, 2018 As frequently noted here and elsewhere. Donald Trump is a master of obfuscation. While those of us who are trained in logical discourse and scientific method are often appalled by his relatively incoherent style, it … Continue reading

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A Sad, Embarrassing Wreck of a Man

Alan Zendell, July 18, 2018 We’ve all had two days to absorb the Helsinki press conference in which Russian President Putin smirked and our president misread the expression as a friendly smile. No doubt we’ve all formed our opinions about … Continue reading

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Under Siege

Alan Zendell, March 20, 2018 “Under siege” is one of those phrases that’s so overused it’s almost a cliché. This week it’s being used by every news outlet to describe the Trump White House. To me, it evokes memories of … Continue reading

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Chaos Theory

Alan Zendell, March 2, 2018 The theory goes, if you’re smarter than everyone else and a genius at tactics, timing, reading the crowd, and knowing where the escape tunnel is, you can juggle dozens of balls at once and no … Continue reading

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Draining the Swamp or Trashing the Constitution?

Alan Zendell, February 1, 2018 Populist candidates for president often like to cast themselves as outsiders who will ride in on a white horse and clean up the Washington swamp. Donald Trump did it, and he managed to energize the … Continue reading

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Conspiracy versus Stupidity

Alan Zendell, December 21, 2017 It’s sometimes difficult for people who aren’t in the inner circle to tell the difference between ulterior motives and sheer incompetence. In my experience, which includes nearly fifty years working for one government or another … Continue reading

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Sexual Misconduct

Alan Zendell, December 8, 2017 One of the more astounding aspects of the new reality of Trumpism is demurring on political correctness and just telling it like it is. Personally, I think that would be a great idea if it … Continue reading

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