Tag Archives: Trump

Looking for the silver lining

There is the universe we used to live in. Then there is the one that Donald Trump is fast creating. The one where anything goes.

Where the president of the United States can set himself above the law and the basic principles of good governance and common decency with frightening ease.

There is often a silver lining to be found even in the darkest cloud; there is one here too. Continue reading

Now trending: hate and self-interest

Hate and self-interest are trending. Internet and the social media have provided the nasties with the means to find each other and create outlets for their bigotry.

Since they are truly nasty, in a way that this old lady doesn’t care to be, they do not hesitate to use these tools aggressively and successfully. Continue reading

TRUMPs, the show, part 10

I am proud to be the first one to unveil the TRUMPs theme for Season 3. The screenwriters have dubbed it The Tsars in honour of the bromance between VladimirP and DonaldT. But let us first have a look at the start of Season 2. It is fair to say that all did not go as planned. Continue reading