The Trump Show’s Season 2 Cliffhanger

December 14, 2018

Other than the episode on the midterm elections, Season 2 lacked that essential ingredient: content. Even popular series can hit rough spots in their second seasons. Take The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel, the Amazon breakout about a young Jewish housewife in the late 1950s who improbably establishes a...

The Clock Is Ticking for the Iran Deal

May 03, 2018

Will Donald Trump sign the waiver on the Iran nuclear deal one more time? Amidst the turmoil of Donald Trump’s White House, uncertainty reigns over what this most unpredictable, irascible and ignorant of presidents will do about the Iran nuclear deal. He is due to sign the next waiver on May...

Big Brother Isn’t Watching You… You’re Watching Him

April 03, 2018

These days, if you only watched TV and read mainstream papers, you would be excused for thinking that we were in a world of Donald Trump and little else. A record? Come on! Don’t minimize what’s happening. It’s far too unique, too unprecedented even to be classified as “historic.” Call...