Category Archives: Trump

on thinking about President Trump

I didn’t vote for Donald Trump as President. I didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton, either. The night of the election I was persuaded she was likely to win. As the night progressed and the indications became clear that she would … Continue reading

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on surveillance of the Trump campaign

Andrew McCarthy summarizes the scandal of opening an counterintelligence investigation on a Presidential campaign. The yawns that will come from the political Left when the reports are released will be very revealing.

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on metaphors about evil

In the exchange below with Bethany Mandel, Harwood is right, obviously, based on literal use of language, but it’s the old problem of taking the President’s words literally instead of seriously. Unfortunately for Mr. Harwood and his ideological allies in … Continue reading

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Trump’s success in a nutshell

Victor Davis Hanson reviews a book on Trump written by Conrad Black. In it he includes this paragraph, which is something I’ve increasingly noted. Black instinctively captures the essence of the Trump paradox: How did someone supposedly so crude, so … Continue reading

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on minorities in the Trump era

The consensus among many opponents of President Trump is that he is deeply racist. For them I wonder if there could be any set of persuasive contrary factual grounds for altering that conclusion. It probably doesn’t matter. What would seem … Continue reading

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on racism in the United States

The racist reaction to Kanye West by many who hate Donald Trump has been something to behold. It’s very illuminating about the intersection of race, politics, and power.

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on Andrew McCabe

So it begins. I have a feeling the next several weeks and months are going to have regular occurrences of releases of information damaging to our view of our governing class. The Inspector General for the Department of Justice released a … Continue reading

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anti-Semitism, the DNC, and Donald Trump

One of the more puzzling accusations underlying a lot of recent talk about President Trump is that he harbors anti-Semitic animus. At the same time, the support for Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) among many on the left as the new … Continue reading

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