The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: The “Disinvite” Administration

June 08, 2018

The Trump administration seems to be disinviting everyone — from the Philadelphia Eagles to China. Disinvite has to be the word of the week in Washington. On June 4, President Donald Trump noisily disinvited the championship football team, the Philadelphia Eagles, from the traditional...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Trump’s “Outrage” Over Syria

April 16, 2018

Ever since the start of his campaign in 2015 and even before, Trump has made it clear what kinds of things outrage him. Reuters obtained from “a source familiar with the internal debate at the White House” the following insight about Donald Trump’s psychology after seeing photographs of...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Cambridge Analytica Handles “Politicians”

March 22, 2018

From Nixon to Nix, manipulated elections are part of a long tradition. The major story of the week includes the revelations by the CEO of Cambridge Analytica, Alexander Nix, of how his company manipulates elections all over the world and how it handles politicians. He makes his opinion of the...

Shock, But Hold the Awe: Trump to Meet Kim

March 09, 2018

Can the world expect substantive achievements to come out of the meeting between Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un, two of the most unpredictable leaders? The world can be forgiven for having been whipsawed by Washington’s announcement on March 8 that President Donald Trump will meet with North...

Salvadorans Fight to Stay in the US

March 01, 2018

As protection for immigrants in the United States continues to be debated, families wait in fear, not knowing where their home may lie. The Consideration of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA), a policy implemented under the Obama administration, was ordered to end by President Donald...

16 Women and Donald Trump

February 15, 2018

Women who have been sexually harassed or assaulted are making their voices heard. The US has slowly drawn the curtains back on the grim reality of the prevalence of sexual misconduct, and the nation’s leader stands at the forefront of this revelation. Considering that President Donald Trump...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: What We “Want”

February 14, 2018

State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert gives us a lesson in what the US wants in Egypt. It may seem odd to define want, which is one of the first words any English-speaking child acquires when learning to speak. But when used in the context of diplomacy and political analysis, want is a...

Experts Speak Out on Trump’s Mental Health

February 10, 2018

Mental health experts are calling on Congress to require a thorough psychological evaluation of Donald Trump to determine his mental fitness. President Donald Trump’s aggressive rhetoric, extreme narcissism and actions have showed that he may be willing to put the nation, and even the world,...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Donald Trump and “Self-Belief”

February 09, 2018

For some, Trump was the only candidate who had an “undeniable belief in himself.” In the age of hyperreality, which came to maturity in 2016, the most unpopular presidential candidate of all time, once elected, became the most unpopular president of all time. Many agree he is also the most...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: Donald Trump and “Respect”

February 06, 2018

US President Donald Trump has sent a letter of “respect” to African nations following his alleged “shithole countries” comment. After famously referring to African countries along with Haiti as “shithole countries,” Donald Trump insisted on setting the record straight in a letter...

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