From the daily archives: Sunday, November 20, 2016

Trump’s Badly Drained Swamp

On November 20, 2016 By

You may have noticed that in making good on his promise to drain the swamp, Donald Trump channeled some of the acrid run-off into his emerging cabinet. For example, his attorney general nominee, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, is an Alabama Republican senator ( born in Selma, that land of horrific dreams), who has been blistered by civil rights groups for his record on immigration, gays, blacks, and whatever else fit into his bigoted vision of the American dream. He has famously accused the NAACP and ACLU of being “communist inspired” but later explained that it was ”probably not something I would […]

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Ohio Gov. John Kasich has enjoyed a challenge-free climate on his lackluster production of jobs from a state media largely afraid to take him on, risking to be cut off from what little access he gives them now. John Kasich doesn’t hold press conferences in his home state, instead he makes isolated appearances on Fox News, where he once worked and could conceivably do so again when he leaves office in two years, or selected national shows in need of sideshow politicos to fill air time.

After literally years of underperforming the national job creation average, while other states run […]

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