Vijay Prashad: It is almost as if Trump does not believe that he will be long in the job. Changes must be made, and speed is of the essence. The midnight oil burns in the White House feverishly.
Robert Reich: Trump doesn’t seem to know anything about global competition, and what’s really holding back American workers.
William J. Astore: Trump’s president now, a symbol (like it or not) of America. Generating animosity and discord as a public servant is divisive, fractious, selfish, and unwise.
Robert Reich: The 400 highest-income taxpayers (with incomes averaging more than $300 million each) will each receive an average annual tax cut of about $7 million.
Peter Dreier: Last week you Tweeted that “Professional anarchists, thugs and paid protesters are proving the point of the millions of people who voted to MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN!” Protest PaycheckThank you for the reminder.
Caroline Heldman: What may have been missed in the urine hubbub is the revelation that the FBI was investigating whether the Trump camp was in direct contact with the Russian government in order to throw the election.
Berry Craig: Trump, who has spent months fawning over Putin, had done nothing to ally suspicions from Democrats, and even a few Republicans, that Putin indeed helped him win on November 8.
Lance Simmens: Through his 70 years on this Earth has Trump not at least considered the idea of a catastrophic misuse of such tremendous destructive power and how it would render all prospects of making money obsolete.
John Peeler: Trump appears to believe that a conflict between his private interests and the public interest is impossible, that the two are identical. As Louis XIV said, “L’etat, c’est moi.”
Walter Moss: What is especially appealing about Sanders’ phrasing is his clear recognition that on some issues there can be no compromise, and global warming is one of them.
Anne Marie Codur: It is now plainly and painfully obvious that the broken monstrous soul of Lord Voldemort has incarnated itself in an orange looking pathetic wizard named Trump
Paul Haeder: I treat the throw-aways – out of prison, off the streets, barely, in recovery, all those fines-levies-garnishments-fees-invoices like a billion leaches on their souls.
Ed Rampell: Among those things the GOP nominee presumably doesn’t want voters informed about is the sound and fury that surrounded Trump International Hotel and Tower at Waikiki Beach Walk