Category Archives: How Democracy Dies

Ignorant, possessed of abysmally low standards…and built to stay that way

I find it almost impossible to comprehend that there are those who’d defend Donald Trump no matter what. Not that I give a tinker’s damn about Jeffrey Lord. He’s a… Read more »

A teachable moment? Please….

The Dunning–Kruger effect is a cognitive bias wherein persons of low ability suffer from illusory superiority, by mistakenly assessing their ability as greater than their actual capability. The cognitive bias… Read more »

Roger Ailes: Gone…and hopefully soon forgotten

Roger Ailes, the Fox News co-founder who resigned amid a sexual harassment scandal, died on Thursday, his wife, Elizabeth Ailes, confirmed in a statement. The network’s former chairman and CEO… Read more »

“The single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history?” Not quite.

Call it lack of self-awareness or lack of integrity, but there’s definitely something lacking in this President. The vociferous impotent protesting over the attention being paid to what some are… Read more »