We have security theater, congressional hearings theater, protest theater, theater theater, and now shutdown theater.
The U. S. renounced its leadership of NATO seventeen years ago. After Trump’s extraordinary, two-year tirade against the alliance and its members, Macron wonders why we hang around.
You will not find Trump’s decoder ring, nor will you find evidence of a deep, traitorous plot. You can only look back with this president, not ahead. The view out the rear window may not be pleasant, but neither is it inconsistent. Trump likes and admires Putin.
Our two major parties are falling apart. The train wreck over in the Trump rail yards engrosses the public now, as the White House is the Big Show.
Several forms of democracy continue, but we no longer function as a constitutional republic. Secession and other radical changes recognize and ratify something that has already taken place.
Meantime, you will see Democrats struggle to win electoral support for at least another ten years, if they do not engage in reasonable efforts to correct the bizarre series of mistakes they made when they adopted an MIT professor’s recommendations to reform the whole country’s health care system according to a vision sprouted from the People’s Republic of Cambridge, Massachusetts.
News item: CIA Director John Brennan says he won’t waterboard even if the president orders it. You look for good …
I haven’t seen an actual plan anywhere. Let’s put Kerry and Trump in a room together with Putin, and see if they can come up with something. That would be a trip. President ‘yeah we have a problem here’ Obama may drop by occasionally to see how they’re doing.