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Donald Trump



  • The Worst President. Ever.

    Trump's handling of the coronavirus crisis has cemented him as the worst president in American history, argues historian Max Boot.


  • Laughter in an Age of Pandemics

    by Michael A. Genovese

    We are all struggling, and we all need the distractions that only absurdity can provide. So laugh now and then; see the silly, the absurd and the comic in life.



  • Having It Easy in the Beginning, Tough in the End

    by William J. Astore

    Retired Air Force lieutenant colonel and historian William Astore makes it so vividly clear, recalling a prophesy of his own dad, that if demobilization remains our position in the tough times to come, we're going to be in deep, deep trouble.



  • The Conservative Campaign Against Safety

    by Lawrence Glickman

    How did we get to the point where ministers, the president, many Republican politicians, and a variety of media outlets are calling for people to risk death to save the economy?



  • America Has a History of Pandemic Denial

    by Joseph Loconte

    Donald Trump wasn't the first president to misunderestimate a national threat. Franklin Roosevelt played his part in the collective denial and dishonesty of the age—until the "ideology of fascism" contagion came knocking.



  • Donald Trump Plays His Blame Game

    by Allan Lichtman

    Now Trump is setting up every American for an entirely new blame game with his misguided notion that we should return to normal by Easter.



  • Letters from an American: March 21, 2020

    by Heather Cox Richardson

    Recent stories suggest that those currently in power feel it is their right, and maybe their duty, to run the country in their own interest, ignoring-- or suppressing-- dissent.