Jennifer Rubin Is Everything She Hates about Trump Worshippers
The era of Trump has been as hard on the mind as it has been good for the muscles in the chest. Ours is a moment in which millions rush breathlessly to exclaim. In defense! In resistance! In bloody-minded persistence! “…
President Trump Is Losing the Support of Fox Viewers
The most important poll number to come out this week had nothing to do with defeated Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore. It had to do with Fox News and Donald Trump. We’ll get to the numbers in a minute.
‘Can Only Trump Survive Trump?’
In my Politico column today, I wrote about Alabama:
Ed Gillespie ran away from Trump and lost in Virginia. Roy Moore ran toward Trump (with a lot of excess baggage) and lost in Alabama. One was a wonky establishment Republican …
Media’s Unhinged Attacks on Trump Recall the Treatment of Nixon
In this season of frenzied liberal assault on the incumbent president and the almost uniform view of the long-standing bipartisan political elite of the United States that President Trump is a maniac, any falsehood about him or act of obstruction …
The Howard Stern Guest in Chief
Impromptus today brings you the usual mélange, to the extent there is a “usual”: Al Franken, Donald Trump, the opioid crisis, Russia, Syria, middle names, “Merry Christmas,” and more. But I would like to make a further point here …
Impromptus: Red vs. blue, &c.
We are in a season of sexual-harassment allegations (and worse). And the power of tribalism has come, once more, to the fore. When the allegations hurt “our side,” we tend not to believe them — or to say we don’…
It’s a wonder that President Donald Trump devotes so much time to discrediting the press, when the press does so much to discredit itself.
The media’s errors over the past week haven’t been marginal or coincidental, but …
‘Mr. Trump grew uncomfortable after two
There is lots to chew on in the big New York Times piece from over the weekend on Trump in the White House. The contention in the article that Trump watches four to eight hours of TV a day has …
or three days of peace’
Was Lindsey Vonn ‘Un-American’ in Saying She Wouldn’t Represent Trump at the Olympics?
Olympic gold medalist Lindsey Vonn is a liberal. That’s why it was easy this week for a CNN interviewer to steer the skier into a comment dismissive of President Trump. Vonn was asked what it would be like at …
With Jerusalem Move, Trump Strikes at the ‘Psychological Barrier’
Jihadists, the tip of the sharia-supremacist spear, rationalize mass murder by denying the humanity of their enemies: Their doctrine teaches that non-Muslims are less than fully human and that their existence while refusing to accept Allah’s law is offensive. …
Trump’s Refusal to Embrace the Norms of Presidential Behavior Will Hurt His Party
As an opponent of Donald Trump during the Republican primary, and as somebody who voted for a third-party candidate in the general election, I have to say that I am pleasantly surprised by the policy output of this administration.
Can Only Trump Survive Trump?
The past two months of electoral losses for the Trump GOP feel very familiar.
Newly elected president Barack Obama’s party lost off-year gubernatorial elections in Virginia and New Jersey and suffered a stunning upset in a Senate race it …
Why Trump Should Consider a Post-Twitter Presidency
Almost every supposedly informed prediction about President Donald Trump’s compulsive Twitter addiction has so far proved wrong.
He did not tweet his way out of the Republican nomination. Spontaneous social-media messaging did not lose Trump the general election race …
By Endorsing Moore, Trump Sank the U.S. Presidency to Unplumbed Depths
The first time ended badly, so when, 156 years later, Alabamians were incited to again try secession, this time from the national consensus that America is a pretty nice place, they said: No. No, that is, to rubbish like this:
Roy Moore Just Disproved the Legend of Trump
For a year now, there’s been a myth among Republicans: the Legend of Trump.
It goes something like this. Once upon a time, there was an unbeatable candidate, a world-famous politician whose husband had been president, who received unquestioning …
As the old saying goes, the middle of the road is where you get run over. But what the heck, I have a take on the “Do Anything” controversy.
The mainstream media and the Democrats overwhelmingly believe that Donald Trump …
Pro-Jerusalem Dems Slam Trump for . . . Being Pro-Jerusalem
President Donald J. Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as Israel’s capital and his decision to move the U.S. embassy there from Tel Aviv were reckless and destabilizing, and will fuel regional chaos.
At least that’s what top …
Impromptus: Prelude to a firing, &c.
Over the weekend, Patrick Chovanec tweeted, “He’s going to fire Mueller. It’s just a question of when. And then we will see what our country is made of.”
This reminded me of a post I wrote in early …
CNN Misreports Date of ‘Incriminating’ Email to Trump Campaign
This morning, CNN published an article alleging an effort was made to connect Donald Trump’s presidential campaign with documents hacked from the Democratic National Committee nine days prior to their publication. CNN reporters Manu Raju and Jeremy Herb used as …
Fifty-Eight House Democrats Vote to Proceed with Impeachment
Texas Democrat Al Green introduced two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump in the House earlier today, and while 364 representatives voted to kill the resolution, 58 Democrats voted to proceed.
House minority leader Nancy Pelosi has advised Democrats to exercise …