Every couple of years or so, I feel the need to whine about the plight of newspapers. It's August. I'm Trumped out. So today's the day.
From on high they have spoken to us, we the people.
Two years ago, Karl Rove caused a stir when he planted a seed that Hillary Clinton might have suffered brain damage from a fall.
"Then you will know the truth and the truth will set you free" --John 8:32 Or maybe not. Far be it from me to correct Jesus, but to survey the modern political landscape is to see precious little evidence of the truth setting anyone free.
A year ago, in August 2015, this column called "The Donald" the Democrats' Trump card.
"Isolationists must not prevail in this new debate over foreign policy," warns Richard Haass, president of the Council on Foreign Relations.
As her client entered a not guilty plea, Jackson attorney Lisa Ross hit the nail on the head. She used "shakedown" to describe the flavor of Mississippi's unraveling corrections outrage. Exactly.
Let me tell you how I got in trouble with ladies.
No one would mistake Roger Ailes for a ladies' man, at least not without a fistful of dollars -- or a garter belt. So emerges a fresh image of the man who created Fox News, the cable network known for its leggy, law-degreed female hosts. Ailes, like Hugh Hefner, knew that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down.
At stake in 2016 is the White House, the Supreme Court, the Senate and, possibly, control of the House of Representatives.
After a period of basking in public glory, he became the most hated American of his time.
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