Russia’s Not the Country Benefiting Most From Trump

June 08, 2017

If Trump is a Manchurian candidate, on whose behalf is he working? Forget RussiaGate for the moment. Forget James Comey’s upcoming testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. Forget all the conspiratorial speculation that Donald Trump is the plaything of Vladimir Putin. In strictly...

The Nixonization of Donald Trump

May 23, 2017

In the aftermath of Watergate, the country turned to the left. Are progressives positioned to capitalize on Donald Trump’s stumbles today? The comparisons are multiplying. There was Donald Trump’s appeal to the “silent majority” during the presidential election, his later adoption of...

The World This Week: Is the Comey Affair Trump’s Watergate?

May 21, 2017

The American social contract has withered gravely, making Trump far less accountable than Nixon for his many misdeeds. This has been a momentous week. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani was re-elected with 57% of the vote. As per Al Jazeera, many saw the Iranian election as a referendum on...