Tag Archives: Mike Pompeo

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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I got out of my house and survived a small craft warning

There was and is a small craft warning for New York waters. However, I am not a small craft and wasn’t entering the water. And it was crucial that after what feels like an entire week parked in front of … Continue reading

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Trumpists on climate change: “Societies reorganize, we move to different places”

From Harper’s Weekly Review: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo downplayed the threat of climate change, saying, “Societies reorganize, we move to different places.” At the U.S.–Mexico border, migrant children between the ages of 5 and 12 were driven to an … Continue reading

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