Montreal Simon: Michael Flynn and the Unravelling of Donald Trump

Two days after Donald Trump was elected president, Barack Obama warned him not to hire Michael Flynn for any national security job. But Trump didn't listen to him, he made Flynn his national security adviser.And of course now he's sorry. Very sorry. President Trump’s former national security adviser, Michael T. Flynn, pleaded guilty on Friday to lying to the ...

Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Day of Judgement

As you may know, today is the day Donald Trump will announce whether he will pull the United States out of the Paris Accord. Momentous arguments inside the West Wing over the future of the Paris climate accord became a messy public spectacle on Wednesday, with some aides saying that President Trump had decided to ...

Montreal Simon: Donald Trump’s Most Miserable Homecoming

Donald Trump may be back in the White House, after his disastrous tour of the Middle East and Europe. But he's not a happy man.He has "family problems." Jared Kushner deserves a bit of sympathy. All his life he’s been serving his father or father-in-law. All his career he’s been thrust into roles he’s not ready ...

Politics and its Discontents: Normalizing Treason

Homeland Security Secretary John F. Kelly seems to have tumbled down a very deep rabbit hole. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: President Trump’s National Security Adviser, H.R. McMaster: "I Smell Nothing"

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Montreal Simon: Jared Kushner and the Trump Corruption Scandal

Well there he was at the Western Wall the other day, trying to look as pious as possible.  But when you're Donald Trump that's not easy. No matter how hard you try… And by the time he visited the pope his first family act was looking a little monstrous… Read more »

Politics and its Discontents: Make Of This What You Will

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