New Deal or Nazism? Historical Comparisons to Trump's Performance as a Leader in Crisis
Walter G. Moss: Like FDR and Hitler dealing with the horrors of the Great Depression, Donald Trump now also confronts a great crisis.
Dear Mister President: Just What Pulls the Trigger?
Dan Embree: For that tiny portion of your base given to grammar and logic, the singular verb “pulls” suggests that “Mental illness and hatred” are one thing and thus that all the angry people in your base are nuts.
Dear Mister President: We're Lining Up for Those Good Chicken Processing Jobs
Dan Embree: “I’m trying for the night shift as an eviscerator, so I can put in 8 hours after my day as a surgical nurse. I think the skill set is basically the same.”
Dear Mister President: About That Racist Bone
Dan Embree: Dr Wolfgang Schädelprüfer of the Mayo Clinic said that his examination of X-rays and cat-scans left no doubt that you suffer from a rare disease known as hyper-osteo-incrementalitis in which the cranium grows inward, gradually compressing the brain into a smaller and smaller volume.
Dear Mister President: About Your Anti-Invitations, Sir
Dan Embree: “Whatever. Anti-invite them. I just don’t want to see them. Especially that nasty mannish one with the purple hair. Not my type. How’d she get to be a princess anyway?”
Dear Mister President: Rickety Support for Your Base
Dan Embree: I see a future in which one man in some barely populated place, call it Wyoming (or whatever), will have 68 times the voice in choosing federal judges as another man in another place, call it California (or some such).
Dear Mister President: Talk About Nasty
Dan Embree: …then some has-been writer named Jean Carroll suddenly wants to grab a piece of my action by claiming I raped her in Bergdorf Goodman’s years ago, and – talk about nasty – that I penetrated her ‘halfway – or completely – she couldn’t tell.’
Dear Mister President: There's That Pesky "I" Word Again
Dan Embree: “Infrastructure?” suggested Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney. “Like the pretended purpose of that meeting? Maybe they actually have a plan to fix roads and bridges.”
Dear Mister President: Let Me Help You Celebrate D-Day
Dan Embree: Order your pilot to buzz the demonstrators who will be gathered outside the two steel barriers that you demanded be erected to keep all members of the public from viewing the event.
Dear Mister President: Will Your Border Agents Stop Me?
Dan Embree: I haven’t been an “activist” since I came back from Viet Nam and joined some other guys in protesting a war we had seen up close and ugly.
Dear Mister President: Your Abortion Spreadsheet Takes the Cake
Dan Embree: The clear winner is E. Scott Lloyd. His penchant for controlling women made him a zealous crusader against abortion and contraception and qualified him as Director of Refugee Resettlement