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Saving Our Democracy

Alan Zendell, May 9, 2021 Sometimes, it’s necessary to get out of the weeds and adjust our perspective. Context is everything. That’s truer for the current struggle for control of the Republican Party than anything else happening in America. Suppressing … Continue reading

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Irreconcilable Differences

Alan Zendell, May 5, 2021 Marriages break up for various reasons, the most common of which is “irreconcilable differences.” That’s another way of saying that in the absence of flagrant adultery or spousal abuse, couples drift apart, and rather than … Continue reading

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The Coming Reckoning

Alan Zendell, January 11, 2021 There will be a reckoning for the Capitol insurrection. It’s not a question of “if” but “when.” And the when is critical right now, as right-wing militant groups enabled and incited by the president and … Continue reading

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A Personal Note to the President

Alan Zendell, November 23, 2020 Dear Donald, When you finally leave Washington, your name will be hallowed along with all the other wannabe dictators who had their moments in history end none too soon, to be relegated to the scrap … Continue reading

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Danger: Unchartered Territory

Alan Zendell, September 30, 2019 James Hohmann, in today’s Washington Post Daily 202 Newsletter, characterized President Trump’s reaction to the House’s impeachment inquiry as running the smashmouth playbook he learned from the infamous Joe McCarthy’s henchman Roy Cohn, who was … Continue reading

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The Great 2020 Dilemma

Alan Zendell, March 18, 2019 The dilemma is simple to explain, but don’t let that fool you. It’s extremely serious. Probably as serious as anything we’ve ever faced. The problem, of course, is Donald Trump. The dilemma is how to … Continue reading

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Eleven-and-a-Half Months

Alan Zendell, January 3, 2018 It’s been eleven-and-a-half months since President Trump was inaugurated. The year-long grace period many people suggested before evaluating his performance is nearly up. Given the way he behaved this week, it’s safe to say that … Continue reading

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Bad Behavior

Alan Zendell, November 18, 2017 I’ve always liked Al Franken. As a comedian he was smart and funny. As a Senator he’s been a refreshingly level-headed voice supporting decency and progressive values. That said, it’s hard to have sympathy for … Continue reading

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