Krugman: The Only Thing Trump Has is “Fear Itself”

In less than 90 years, we’ve gone from “The only thing we have to fear is fear itself” to “the only thing we have is fear itself.” FDR’s first inaugural address, in 1933 at the depth of the Great Depression, contained one of the all-time great lines in American history. Trump’s inaugural address contained one…

This Biden Ad Writes Itself

Well, so do many of them. And I’m not an ad writer. But I think this one will be especially powerful: Start with 15-30 seconds of Trump responding to the question “What do you tell Americans who are scared” with “I tell them you’re a nasty reporter” and include a couple of his nasty follow-ups….

DoJ may reverse itself on Stone sentencing after Trump Tweets

Shocked, Shocked… will sentence leniency compel Trump to do more criming. x #RogerStone Senior DOJ official tells @CBSNews Department was shocked to see sentencing recommendation Stone case. This is not what was briefed to Dept. The Dept. believes recommendation is extreme, excessive, grossly disproportionate to offenses…#DEVELOPING— Catherine Herridge (@CBS_Herridge) February 11, 2020 x Even though Stone…

Trumpian parapraxis: his unhinged Obama hatred revealed itself

Trump had a “surprise” interview on Sean Hannity’s Fox News program, and other than the usual disinformation there’s another utterance about what he’d really like to do to PBO. He says this in the context of “killing” the NY Times. Trump’s envy fuels his annihilatory rage. Here, he slips and reveals a subconscious wish for…