Trump Was Swallowed by the Swamp Because He Lacked the Strength to Drain It
Opinion

Trump Was Swallowed by the Swamp Because He Lacked the Strength to Drain It

Trump sincerely thought that he could irreversibly effect significant long-term change to the way that America is run by “draining the swamp” that all of his supporters so deeply despise, but he ultimately lacked the strength time and again to take the decisive steps that were necessary in order to execute this grand strategic vision…

More War by Other Means: Sanctioning the Wife of Syria’s President Makes No Sense to Anyone
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More War by Other Means: Sanctioning the Wife of Syria’s President Makes No Sense to Anyone

More sanctions, by all means. More grief and suffering and more people around the world wondering what exactly the United States is doing. I am a recipient of regular, usual weekly, emails from the Department of the Treasury providing an “Update to OFAC’s list of Specially Designated Nationals (SDN) and Blocked Persons.” OFAC is the…

Trump’s Last Stand
Opinion

Trump’s Last Stand

President Trump was decisively beaten, if not fair and square. The hopes of millions of American voters were squashed and extinguished. The saga of the Orange Man is over. The victors used a gambit: they sacrificed the sanctity and security of the Capitol, allowed intruders in, permitted them to take selfies in the Speaker’s office,…

Trump’s Blanket Ban from Social Media Proves the Information War Is Over. If You’re Reading This, You’ve Lost.
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Trump’s Blanket Ban from Social Media Proves the Information War Is Over. If You’re Reading This, You’ve Lost.

US President Donald Trump has been banned from most social media platforms, supposedly for inciting riots at the Capitol. But with no one capable of holding the tech behemoths to account, even fervent Trump-haters should worry. Twitter permanently banned the president from its platform on Friday, following in the footsteps of Facebook, Snapchat, Twitch, and…