As the controversy over Trump’s firing of James Comey grows, who will act like Howard Baker did during Watergate?
It’s easy to blame Trump for the acrimonious state of our political discourse. But it’s up to the rest of us whether we follow or reject his example.
Wallkill Senior High School in upstate New York disinvited the author of “Killed Cartoons: Casualties From The War On Free Expression” from speaking to students.
Jimmy Breslin got off his ass and slogged to funerals and accident sites and crime scenes behind the yellow tape (and plenty of dive bars) to piss off the privileged and champion the unfortunate, relentlessly attacking the former and lifting up the latter.
With policies that hurt the middle class and a budget of brutality, the Trump administration has been actively forgetting the very voters the president claims to care so much about.
“Kremlingate,” former NSA official John Schindler wrote recently, “promises to be much seedier and more troubling than anything proffered by President Nixon.”
If Democrats lose the likes of Danny Goldberg, George Bush can count on four more years in the White House.