Category Archives: Trumpism

Why did the madness take over people’s minds?

For all these years, since 2016, there is that agonizing question: why did people we thought were intelligent and rational vote for Trump? My current answer — which I admit emerges from a sort of intellectual stupor coming from the … Continue reading

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How does our former guy compare to Brazil’s former guy?

Just before I began to type this I was holding my head in my hands. Here, courtesy of Harper’s Weekly Review, is why: The vice president of Brazil explained that Jair Bolsonaro—who, during his presidency, was bitten by a giant … Continue reading

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The glass is 52.4 percent full

This is how an optimist is looking at this week’s election. But even an optimist cannot help grumbling over the 47.6 percent. WTF?! Why? Maybe because, as Harper’s Weekly Review disclosed, “44 percent of voters believe that the government is … Continue reading

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