On the dark path towards authoritarianism

The Trump administration has frozen regulations, announced its hope to defund essential departments and programs, and seems to be testing the waters in terms of how unconstitutional it can get as it consolidates power and ignores policymaking standards like interagency operational guidance, legal guidance, and review. The set of actions occurring now makes it clearContinue reading “On the dark path towards authoritarianism”

I’ve got the best new snake oil. Its just phenomenal folks.

Trump is a snake oil salesman. It’s not a new political strategy but it is surprising how well it works for him even after he openly reveals his tendency to flip-flop on slogans and values. One of the first glimpses we had into the nature of Trump as a slimy politician was a strange momentContinue reading “I’ve got the best new snake oil. Its just phenomenal folks.”