Putin is laughing

Our own polarized partisanship set us up for Russia’s interference in our 2016 elections. Our major parties had been quarreling with each other so consistently and bitterly and long that Russian agencies and agents could plan to exploit our quarrel by hacking, leaking, and tweeting. Continue reading


Led by a child?

Different people seem to make quite different basic assumptions about Donald Trump. I find myself thinking of him one way at one time and quite a different way at another time.  That won’t do: When basic assumptions vary wildly, any argument can be made. That makes it impossible to figure out what might be going on. Continue reading