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2016 was the year when the line between parody and reality blurred to the point of vanishing.
The president-elect comes to the job with the habits of an entrepreneur and a showman, not a manager of large organizations.
Putin wants to weaken Western democracies and the institutions that bind them together.
They need to develop more ideas and policies that appeal to working-class voters.
If we really want to, we can make these suckers blink.
Tillerson’s essential failure as chairman and CEO of Exxon Mobil has been that he viewed climate change as a threat to the company’s bottom line rather than a signal to change course.
His ultimate standing may hinge on the degree to which his top achievements survive Trump’s presidency.
Even among his voters, Trump’s honeymoon could turn out to be short.
It’s easy to be seduced by Ivanka — she really is smooth, not to mention beautiful — but keep your guard up.
What’ll politicians say next?
Just how absurd will 2017 be?
I resolve never to say that the new president “is not my president.”
Some of the post-election media flagellation has been over the top.
The Quinault Nation sees great value in culturing positive relations.
Trump’s outsized personality tends to suck the mistletoe out of the room.
Call it drive-by foreign policy, intended to take both adversaries and allies by surprise.
These days, discussing previously acceptable subjects such as the weather or health can lead to fistfights.
Anger, greed, and self-seeking are enemies of the Christmas spirit.
The problem is that the evidence for this strategy is weak.
Federalism is at the core of the Bill of Rights