Reading Time: 6 minutes If you are trying to puzzle out reality, Trump is done. If you are writing a story with Trump as the hero, he’s invulnerable. The difference comes down to an irritating artifact of bad drama.
Reading Time: 3 minutes All gods are human-made, and we make them unaccountable for a reason. That includes the human-made god currently in the dock, whose followers can’t get past the very idea of accountability to consider the charges.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Trump is in legal hot water. But what will be more interesting for observers is not his reaction but that of his fervent followers.
Reading Time: 3 minutes There is no doubting that Donald Trump was one of the most successful presidents in US history—which is saying something for a man who won only one term and lost the public vote twice. By a lot. The presidential vote is arguably a vote for Supreme Court nominations. When voting in US elections for either […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes CNN hosted what has been seen by many as a disastrous television appearance of the Presidential nominee-to-be in an hour of lies and playing to a partisan crowd. And my, the crowd was partisan. The Guardian summed up many analysts’ exasperation in their piece “‘What was CNN thinking?’: our panel on Donald Trump’s town hall”: […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute It’s only April, and already New York high society is preparing for the must-attend event of the year. OnlySky spoke to Bryce Yeoville, fashion coordinator for major functions in New York, about how to dress properly for an arraignment. “It’s hard to believe he used to be president,” he laughs. “It seems like another lifetime!” Usually, […]
Reading Time: 11 minutes March 20 marks two decades since the beginning of the US-led invasion of Iraq. In those 20 years, it has become de rigueur to malign the overthrow of Saddam Hussein and the attempt to build a free and prosperous Iraq. Such critics often tell us that the intervention was always going to fail and that this failure was utterly foreseeable, that nothing but catastrophe could come of invading. But ‘catastrophic’ is too mild a word to describe the state of Iraq since 2003.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite being the only clear Republican candidate for the 2024 presidential election, Donald Trump’s staff say he is becoming restive. “He’s been looking at the history of the United States for the first time,” said a Mar-a-Lago waiter. “He’s just discovered that the country is 247 years old.” After stating his official intention to run for […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes It might be easy to think that the recent Biden classified documents blunder is one that mirrors the Trump debacle, but you would be wrong. Here’s why. First, let’s unpack exactly what happened with the Trump classified documents. Trump’s documents Back in May 2021, the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA—responsible, indeed, for the archiving […]
Reading Time: 5 minutes What we value and how much we value any given thing is a subjective affair. We might look at price tags on things, but they are for guidance only. If you aren’t prepared to pay that much for a widget, you won’t buy one. You can try to haggle to arrive at a mutually agreeable […]