Donald Trump is upending established protocols abroad, especially when friends in NATO are involved. Trump likes unpredictability, but what, exactly, were his goals heading into this week’s summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin?
Brandon Phinney, a 30-year-old Army vet who found libertarianism through Ron Paul, was elected to the 400-member New Hampshire House of Representatives in 2016 as a Republican. He then switched parties.
Trump tweeted “Our relationship with Russia has NEVER been worse thanks to many years of U.S. foolishness and stupidity and now, the Rigged Witch Hunt!” Not surprisingly, it delighted Russia’s foreign ministry.
Commenting on criticism of Scarlett Johansson, I made the commonsensical — and I admit, not particularly original — observation that actors specialize in make-believe and ought to be allowed to take any jobs.
Heath Ledger’s Joker has become a meme, as fans online pair his image with harmless “Dark Knight” quotes or Photoshop Joker makeup on political figures. It’s a prescient example of modern online troll culture.
The White House even put out a propaganda video to prove how swell everything was supposedly going. Its first screen showed choppers with these words: “What the Fake News Media Will Not Show You in Puerto Rico.”
Trump has chosen a jurist who’s deeply committed to the Bill of Rights and the rule of law. Brett Kavanaugh — with whom I worked at the White House — is brilliant, meticulous, fair-minded and unfailingly decent.
The UN Human Rights Council’s recent vote to investigate Israel for its response to “protests” on its Gaza border highlights everything that’s wrong with this hypocritical body, and why the United States was right to leave it.
Police say a bicyclist who weaved past the gates blocking access to a bridge over a river in eastern Wisconsin escaped serious injury after falling into the gap that was created when the bridge started to rise.