A Trumpdate (Sorry)

This is hilarious and awkward and very amusing to me: The amazing story of Donald Trump’s old spokesman, John Barron — who was actually Donald Trump himself. In the 1980s, when reporters called the Trump Organization to request an interview with the boss, they were sometimes referred to a spokesman, instead. That a busy and…

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Party Systems & the GOP in 2015

I’ve been thinking about American political parties some today after hearing about a report from the Washington Post that saying the RNC/GOP may be making plans for how to nominate someone other than Trump if he’s in the lead going into the convention. And? Okay. I understand that, because: Trump. But, on the other hand,…

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Trump, African President

I was (and remain, at least a little) skeptical of Trevor Noah taking over as host for The Daily Show. But he’s doing well so far & this piece was a little bit of brilliance that we likely wouldn’t have gotten without this exact host making this particular personal connection: Donald Trump: America’s African President.

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Donald “Go Back to Univision” Trump

Trump missed the memo on how national elections are going to be won now. It’s not going to be without the Hispanic vote (or without women, for that matter — so he’s got another problem: A recent CBS News poll of registered voters shows that 62% of women have an unfavorable view of Trump.) So…

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