Trump at the Republican Convention

A Trump Lexicon: The Fifth Edition


Trump’s recent anti-Muller tweet storms have brought a whole new batch of words and phrases from President Trump that require translation or explication. New additions to this work in progress appear at the top of the list. Our President uses language in strange and unusual ways. Notably, he often uses the same words or phrases…

Republican presidential nominee George H.W. Bush, right, and his running mate, Sen. Dan Quayle (R-Ind.), wave to the assembly of the Republican National Convention in New Orleans after delivering their acceptance speeches. J. Scott Applewhite/ASSOCIATED PRESS

George H.W. Bush: A Modest Dissent


WC agrees that, at least  in comparison to the current Republican president, the late George H. W. Bush was a pretty decent POTUS. But that’s damning with faint praise. And all the praise for his service following his death was largely earned. But it’s also another example of Americans habit of collective amnesia when interring…