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Partisanship is a dead end

Partisanship is a dead end

Three things I learned while writing a novel about Trump and his politics, Part 1 of 3:
A comedic attack might be the only way to effectively neutralize Trump’s attack mode barbs – his one rhetorical tool and his one real advantage over the politicians he’s faced.

Fiction trumps fact!

Fiction trumps fact!

1,200 books have been written about Trump and his presidency, but none with the depth and honesty of fiction. A lot written about Donald Trump over the last four years. Yet somehow those offerings never really seem to get to the heart of the man and his impact on the country.

Dismiss Trump Surrogates

Dismiss Trump Surrogates

Three Ways to Hand Trump Another Four Years (part 2 of 3)
It has become a programming staple, especially on cable news – invite Trump apologists and other supporters onto a panel discussion or one on one interview, with the sole purpose of trashing their idiocy, hypocrisy and lies. In fact that seems to be the only reason to have them on.

Black Men Matter

Black Men Matter

President Trump has been making a play for Black men in recent months. And it may be working better than many observers think. It may also come as a surprise to some that over the last three presidential election cycles the Black male vote has nearly tripled for...

The Trump fever-dream continues

The Trump fever-dream continues

Living in a post-election, still-Trump-dominated world, or, I hate to burst your bubble, but…  The fervent hope among most Americans, along with pretty much the entire planet, is that the years-long fever dream might soon be over. And on November 3 the reality show...