Politics & Fleas

Peddle to the Meddle.


Russia’s Role In BountyGate Doesn’t Matter

Shortly after President Trump tweeted that the Russian Bounty story was a “hoax,” Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters that the US has long known that Russia AND Iran AND others have been funding counter-US/Taliban operation in Afghanistan. Then came this story from Business Insider, which basically corroborates both the reporting by the NY Times…


The Impeachment Blunder

It’s been my contention that Impeachment is one of the great political blunders of my lifetime … worse than Susan Estrich putting Dukakis in a tank, almost worse than Gore ghosting then-sitting President Clinton and perhaps even worse than Hillary skipping Wisconsin. I have privately debated the wisdom of Impeachment with Democrats, and publicly criticized…


Trump Trumps His Kavanaugh Strategy

This morning’s accusatory tweetstorm showed once again that Donald J. Trump quite literally cannot help himself … or the GOP he so desperately needs to hold the Senate in November. Perhaps it’s because he identifies with Kavanaugh and that’s why he asserted that he has “no doubt that, if the attack on Dr. Ford was as bad as she…