When Gen. Michael Flynn marched into the White House Briefing Room to declare that "we are officially putting Iran on notice," he drew a red line for President Trump. In tweeting the threat, Trump agreed.
On Feb. 9, 1950, at a speech before the Ohio County Women's Republican Club in Wheeling, West Virginia, Sen. Joe McCarthy brandished a piece of paper.
That hysterical reaction to the travel ban announced Friday is a portent of what is to come if President Donald Trump carries out the mandate given to him by those who elected him.
Now that the campaign is over, Donald Trump is no longer willing to fake it.
Government failures come in two basic forms.
There is much to cheer about President Trump's first decisions as president.
"He was so tough, I thought he was a hipster."
All political leaders, presidents in particular, dream of using technology to avoid the media filter and speak directly to the American people.
This president lies. Granted, every president tells the occasional politically expedient untruth.
This is probably as close as we'll get to a mea culpa in Trump World.
1. Voice of the people: Albert "Chance" Laws, M. D. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (VOICE@CDISPATCH.COM)
4. Voice of the people: Berry Hinds LETTERS TO THE EDITOR (VOICE@CDISPATCH.COM)
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