There is a mutual agreement between Trump and his voters that men get the benefit of the doubt.
Just because democracy so far has been fairly Trump-resistant does not mean democracy is not in danger.
If, as the Dutch saying goes, the first blow is worth a thaler,* then the new American ambassador to the Netherlands, Pete Hoekstra, achieved the opposite and lost a lot of money on Wednesday, his first official day. During a first meeting with the press at his office in The Hague, Hoekstra stubbornly refused to [Read more]
Does she not have too much of what Trump has too little?
Clearly, we are dealing with a lunatic. And not just any lunatic, but a dangerous one.
Those who ignore the social-economic reality of America engage in self-deception, self-justification or reconciliation with the status quo.
<i>The extremist Republican politician Roy Moore, suspected of sexual misconduct, by no means lacks a chance to win a Senate seat in Alabama.* Since Donald Trump, evangelical voters have had less trouble with immoral behavior.</i>
Before the Rev. Lewis Smith’s dancing and screaming brings the members of his [Read more]
Why did he give this pathetic little club of hatemongers a spot on the world stage?
In the United States, where social inequality is already on the rise, this plan is the next step.
[Trump] has managed to erect a sinister hall of mirrors in which the truth can hardly be distinguished from fabrications and lies.