Danger Ahead! The Runaway Tractor Trailer Rig – Trump’s Presidency

by Richard Cameron Trump’s Runaway Presidency The standard metaphor for anything that is going “south”, that is to say, badly wrong, is a speeding train hopping the rails – an impending train wreck. Since it is so overworked and such a cliché, perhaps we should opt for another analogy to the Donald Trump presidency – the runaway semi-tractor trailer. In this one, the president is the owner-operator of the bigly rig and the rig is the Office of the Presidency and the contents of the trailer is the stability and…

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Trump Has Destroyed The Very Asset He Sought To Capitalize On – The Prestige Of His Office

The water in the fountain on the North Lawn of the White House is dyed green in honor of St. Patrick's Day, March 17, 2011. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

by Richard Cameron Normally the office of the Presidency is one that, if only to a nominal degree, has some element of transcendence beyond ideology and partisan picket lines, at least as it pertains to certain events on the Presidential schedule, such as the annual Kennedy Center Honors, the White House Correspondent’s Dinner and throwing out the first pitch at the home opener of the Washington Nationals. But this presidency is, as everyone has observed, pro or con – not normal by any measurement. Donald Trump has a problem –…

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Donald Trump Was Elected To Do Good And Is Doing Very Well Indeed – Visit Mar A Lago

Donald Trump has been consistently inconsistent during his 100 days in office vis a vis his governing agenda as compared to the promises he made on the campaign trail. One glaring example of duplicity among so many others is the signature expectation he fostered while campaigning; the notion he projected to his supporters about flushing out the systemic corruption from the Oval Office. It was the infamous “drain the swamp of corruption” narrative. He correctly pointed to the Clintons as examples of the swampy status quo, while conveniently leaving out…

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