Tag Archives: cult of personality

2017: The year of the Big, Beautiful Lie

The lie of the year is a sustained effort by the American President to deny direct interference by a hostile foreign power in a Presidential election. Not clear there has… Read more »

America’s Lowest Common Denominator metaphorically fellating Donald Trump

The war is finally over. No, not the one in Afghanistan. And no, it’s not even the war on drugs. It’s the battle over semantics that conservatives have long been… Read more »

Enforced patriotism: The last refuge of scoundrels, thugs, and tyrants

We believe that every American should stand for the National Anthem, and we proudly pledge allegiance to one NATION UNDER GOD! pic.twitter.com/r2ITtWwfVs — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) December 9, 2017… Read more »

“Rat @#$%ing” in the 21st century: Is a President “more equal” than other, lesser mortals?

If President Donald Trump knew for months that Michael Flynn lied to the FBI, is he guilty of obstructing justice? His lawyer doesn’t think so. John Dowd reportedly told The… Read more »

This is how democracy dies: When we don’t care enough to stand up for it

Isn't it sad that lightweight Senator Bob Corker, who couldn't get re-elected in the Great State of Tennessee, will now fight Tax Cuts plus! — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) October… Read more »

It’s no longer the Republican Party; it’s a cult of personality dedicated to Donald Trump

Mr. Flake, the even-tempered Republican senator from Arizona, has for months offered stinging critiques of President Trump’s character, demeanor and truthfulness — the same message forcefully echoed a week ago… Read more »

This is how democracy dies: “Every critic, every detractor, will have to bow down to President Trump.”

THIS IS HOW DICTATORSHIPS START.#RESIST#shareblue pic.twitter.com/fsUfDleLSG — Shareblue (@Shareblue) May 10, 2017 Who would've thought that a 70-year-old reality TV groper with multiple bankruptcies and no diplomatic experience would suck… Read more »

How Democracy Dies: The opening stanza of “Cult of Personality” keeps running through my head

There have been many words used to describe President Donald Trump’s volatile campaign, but “religious” is rarely one of them. Despite successfully wooing white evangelical leaders and votes, the business… Read more »