As crude and obvious as Trump’s obstruction of justice may appear, in other words, that does not make it any less obstructive, or less defiant of a foundational principle of any law-based state: that no one, no matter how powerful, is above the law.
His stay in the White House could be cut short by a massive political upheaval or by a judicial process that leads to his impeachment.
The United States. February. I'm walking the streets of a dirty, sloppy, neglectful New York; its many brutalized tramps are rummaging through the garbage. On one side, the homeless who sleep in doorways, and on the other, the ever growing presence of Chinese bric-a-brac stores which are replacing the shops that used [Read more]
A group of 35 mental health professionals have publicly announced that Trump is mentally ill and not fit to fulfill his presidential duties.
Political experience, determination, respect in Congress. His vice-president, Mike Pence, brings what Donald Trump lacks. Politically, he is at least just as extreme.
While the new U.S. president tangles with the press, someone else is pulling the strings of the new American government in the background: Vice [Read more]