Another Brick In Trump’s Wall Part Four

Another Brick In Trump’s Wall Part Four

This is the fourth in a multi-part series, of indefinite length and schedule, examining the building of Trump’s Wall, a metaphorical wall between ideology and reality. Parts One, Two, and Three can be read here, here, and here. Last time, I wrote about xenophobia and religious intolerance, and how they have fostered a sense of isolation and isolationism. … Continue reading Another Brick In Trump’s Wall Part Four

On Polling: Approval and Probability – or – Now I Understand How Trump Bankrupted His Own Casinos

On Polling: Approval and Probability – or – Now I Understand How Trump Bankrupted His Own Casinos

Sunday morning, Donald Trump tweeted something that may have been accidentally revealing about why he doesn't believe that he is as unpopular as he is, and why his fans don't either. Trump tweeted that in an ABC/WaPo poll he had "almost 40% [favorability]," that this wasn't bad, and that the same poll was inaccurate during … Continue reading On Polling: Approval and Probability – or – Now I Understand How Trump Bankrupted His Own Casinos

It May Not Be Treason, But It’s Still Illegal

It May Not Be Treason, But It’s Still Illegal

Early Tuesday morning, Donald Trump Jr. took to Twitter to release what is ostensibly the entire email chain of his conversation with Robert Goldstone about whether he would like to meet with someone on behalf of the "Crown prosecutor of Russia" to provide "official documents and information that would incriminate Hillary" to the Trump campaign. … Continue reading It May Not Be Treason, But It’s Still Illegal