From the daily archives: Monday, February 20, 2017

Presidents Day

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Happy President’s Day – the tribute of American democracy to our leaders from the one who would not tell a lie to the serial liar who is the current occupant. No whoppers from Sunday’s batch but we do know that on the seventh day he rests.

The sweaty campaign-like performance at his Florida misnamed “press conference” produced more than enough evidence to disqualify him for honorable President’s Day activities . I’m thinking of his torrential assault on the “dishonest press” that wouldn’t even show, he complained, the huge crowd that had found its way into the Melbourne hangar with cheers […]

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The Pretense Of Mar-A-Lago

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Let ‘s pretend.

Let’s pretend that you have $200,000 of loose change to join D. Trump’s luxurious resort, Mar-a-Lago. Let’s pretend that you are eager to hobnob not only with the President but also with his super wealthy members in the epicenter of the world’s most powerful oligarchy. Pretend that you will be an insider for Developers. Bankers. Lobbyists. Corporate chiefs. Moguls. Even Bill Belichick..(But only if it’s OK with him.)

Pretend that the head oligarch only won the election by a TKO whiile losing the popular vote by nearly 3 million . Pretend that as a part-time president who […]

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