Now that we’re past the sensationalist social media opinions — which are not-so-curiously distributed by partisan leanings — can we discuss former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate testimony about his professional life under President Donald Trump? Well, before Trump fired him. Coming from a senior law enforcement leader who anchors his judgement on facts and […]Read More “Liar” Trump and Selective Investigations
This week’s Sunday Smack covers the Chicago People’s Summit this past Saturday, where CNN commentator Van Jones had strong words for the Hillary Clinton campaign and Democratic Party’s inability to connect with people of color and white working class voters. Quote and video are below. Number one, we’ve been tricked into fighting among ourselves over the wrong […]Read More Sunday Smack: Is Van Jones Correct About the Clinton Campaign and DNC Being Out of Touch?
Did you read Former FBI Director James Comey’s opening statement for tomorrow’s Senate hearing? Who needs a script writer for the inevitable President Trump: The Movie when you have Comey? This part: A few moments later, the President said, “I need loyalty, I expect loyalty.” I didn’t move, speak, or change my facial expression […]Read More Perhaps James Comey’s Statement Shows How “The Donald” (Corleone) Earned His Name
This tweet by @megsauce about the new Wonder Woman movie is destroying the Internet right now: “No wonder white men are obscenely confident all the time. I saw one woman hero movie and I’m ready to fight a thousand dudes barehanded.’ There are people on Twitter who are disagreeing with every bit of that statement. […]Read More Sunday Smack: Wonder Woman and Images of Power
Now that we’ve covered the pitfalls of putting your trust in deal chasers to craft America’s military strategy and NATO relationship, what do you say about tackling climate change and the inner workings of President Trump’s brain? Let’s first deal with what the media calls a “shocking” reversal: Trump’s acknowledgment that climate change is real, despite his earlier […]Read More Trump’s Yuge European Failure Part 2: The Paris Climate Agreement Chapter
President Donald Trump’s recent trip to Europe reminds me of an episode from that Blind Date TV show: Trump returns home after the date thinking he’s slayed like no other president before him — (laughing) the best Europe’s ever had — while EU leaders feel resigned to look for another lover. Therefore, it’s no surprise that Trump’s […]Read More Trump’s Yuge European Failure — The NATO Chapter