Tag Archives: Mike Pompeo

What now? Living in the real world while the alien spacecraft makes death rattles

The other day I listened to Joe Biden as he spoke about the transition and other stuff. Then he took questions from reporters. OMG remember when a president sounded like this? Actually, I wasn’t thinking of the Manichean-esque situation we’re … Continue reading

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A description of Mike Pompeo?

He had a great opinion of his skill in diplomacy, the science of those who lack any other and seem profound because they have nothing in them; a science however which it is useful to possess, since the fact of … Continue reading

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Trump’s armed boys: malevolence tempered by incompetence. Again and always

Early on, my cousin, Ben Wittes, came up with “malevolence tempered by incompetence,” to describe the Trump administration, and Trump himself. As we view videos and news coverage of overweight masked white men garbed in “uniforms” which apparently have some … Continue reading

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