From the daily archives: Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper of Colorado and Republican Gov. John Kasich of Ohio represent an odd couple matchup that deserves further review and comparison on other issues now that the duo have linked arms on healthcare.

Kasich is now term-limited and a lame duck leader in many ways as overrides this week of some of his budget vetoes by fellow Republicans show his power in Columbus has waned. Hickenlooper is also term-limited, but he built a big profitable beer business and served Denver as mayor before chairing the Democratic Governors […]

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Look, I get it, President Donald Trump is the biggest “snowflake” of them all. He handles criticism with all the dignity and grace of an inflamed hemorrhoid. Frankly, I’ve never seen any politician victimize more people while playing the victim himself in such a sustained, shameless, and callow way.

That’s the way bullies work, though, isn’t it? They go around hurting and hitting everyone and everything else, and when they are criticized for it they become the biggest babies in the sandbox. Sadly, this is the President of the United States about whom we are talking, not the Rugrats. […]

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