So, Denial is Really a River in Ukraine?

In June of 2008, Barack Obama used a rhetorical flourish that belies his character; “If they bring a knife to the fight, we bring a gun,” said the future President. At the time, the then-candidate was on a fundraising junket that I attended (full disclosure) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The phrase was a piece of dialogue…

Coward Trump Can't Tell Mattis 'You're fired!'… Makes Pompeo Do It.

Big executive boss man didn’t have the courage to fire SecDef General Mattis to his face, so, in typical Trumpian fashion he had somebody else do it. Sec. of State Mike Pompeo. Bloomberg (Parens and bolds mine) “Hours after Mattis announced his resignation to Trump in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday, he released to…