Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Idiocy of Ben Carson

When Donald Trump first offered Ben Carson a cabinet job, Carson turned him down saying he didn't have a clue about how to run a government department.But Trump insisted, Carson agreed to become the new head of the department of Housing and Urban Development.And yesterday he showed his boss, and the world, how clueless he ...

Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Idiocy of Ben Carson

When Donald Trump first offered Ben Carson a cabinet job, Carson turned him down saying he didn't have a clue about how to run a government department.But Trump insisted, Carson agreed to become the new head of the department of Housing and Urban Development.And yesterday he showed his boss, and the world, how clueless he ...

Politics, Re-Spun: A Glimpse of Last Week in White, Male Supremacy

People, especially people who are white and male: we need to drastically up our game if we are going to move towards equity and away from the increasingly brutal white male backlash that’s been growing. Last week a number of things happened that reinforce the supremacy of white men, but also the rise in those ...

Politics and its Discontents: Oh, That Ben Carson

Perhaps someone should tell the medical savant that the $2 bill no longer exists in the U.S.? Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: Meanwhile, Beyond Our Borders

The world of U.S. politics is proving to be consistent in its insanity. Watch the following video in which Republican hopeful Ben Carson says, at about the 3:20 mark, what he would use the Department of Education for: Can a holographic resurrection of Joseph McCarthy be far behind? Recommend this Post