By David Malcolm The intensity and ferocity of the attacks against the DOJ and the FBI are as clear a sign as any that Trump and his inner circle are afraid of the Russian investigation and of Robert Mueller. Is it secret guilt, concerns about their brand or an awareness of
The whole “new year, new you”–does not apply to the Trump Presidency. Notwithstanding repeated spikes of optimism, proclamations, and cries that Trump will learn to become “presidential,” and not remain a genuine man-baby, the unabated reality persists–such hopes are an irrational spawn of the foolish.
By Grace Lidia Suárez In his brilliant riff on Steve Bannon, Bill Murray slipped in a single word that may have passed by some folks. That word was “Ozymandias.” Fans of Shelley (Percy, not Mary) might remember his poem: I met a traveller from an antique land, Who said—“Two vast
By Susan Kuebler In a breaking story published by The New York Times, former Trump consiglieri Steve Bannon has been issued a subpoena by Robert Mueller to appear before a grand jury investigating the Trump Russia ties. Bannon is also testifying before the House Intelligence Committee, behind closed doors, this
By David Malcolm Steve Bannon has sunk to a new political low after he stepped down from his position as chairman of Breitbart News following his public spat with Donald Trump. The announcement came after Bannon’s belated apology over remarks he made about Donald Trump Jr. was rejected by the White
By Grace Lidia Suárez I’m reading Michael Wolff’s book on a long plane ride, so it’s possible my impressions are colored by the fact that I have little else to do. No Twitter, no email, none of the usual distractions. On the other hand, there are lots of movies to