#Dumbkirk & the Benefits of Ridiculing Trumpsters From #Sinking to “woman & klansmen first!,” failed boat parade lifts opposition tide

Posted by - September 11, 2020

After four years of bottomless hypocrisy, insults and over 20,000 verified lies, Trump not only invites ridicule, he deserves it. With deceit at the core of both his governance and reelection strategy, one can safely say that the best way to know President Trump is lying is that his lips are moving. The sinking of

Trump’s Attack on Biden’s Faith Echoes Norman Peale’s Anti-Catholic Campaign Against Kennedy Peale's gospel of selfishness, America First ideology and obsession with winning at all costs formed core Trump values

Posted by - August 25, 2020

Last week, Trump decided to double down on his campaign to attack Biden’s religious faith, spreading the lie that Democrats refused to say the word “under God ” during the opening of each day’s Democratic Convention invocation.  This came just a few weeks after Trump’s outrageous statements that his devout, church-going Catholic opponent was “against

Book Review of Fury: Women’s Lived Experiences During the Trump Era

Posted by - February 19, 2020

You would think that Fury: Women’s Lived Experiences During the Trump Era would be dominated by a tone of anger, but these 38 spirited essays  (available at bookstores and from the publisher’s website here) are far more nuanced than that. They are personal narratives infused with courage, humor, and resilience, making this collection a heartening and enjoyable

What Trump’s John Baron Deception Says About our Truth-less President Pundits Reflect on Deeper Meaning of Story About Trump Lying His Way onto Forbes Rich List

Posted by - May 16, 2018

My recent article in the Washington Post about Donald Trump lying his way onto the first Forbes 400, accompanied by a 1984 audio recording of Trump pretending to be the fictitious John Baron, provided a timely springboard for commentators to offer valuable insights into the career and character of the President of the United States.