Montreal Simon: The Resurrection of Kellyanne Conway

I'm sure you remember how Kellyanne Conway seemed to be everywhere after Donald Trump's election victory.Offering the novice president advice, or acting as his mouthpiece on CNN and other TV networks.But after a while she became a little too comfortable in the Oval Office… And some began to believe the job had gone to her ...

Montreal Simon: Donald Trump’s Disastrous Trumpcare Scam

I must admit that when I saw Rachel Maddow's breathless promo, for a brief moment I had a vision of Donald Trump in handcuffs.But sadly, although the leaked tax forms did show that Trump is not a very good businessman.President Trump wrote off more than $100 million in business losses to reduce his federal taxes in ...

Politics and its Discontents: A Stellar Analysis: Kellyanne Conway’s Interview Tricks, Explained

Vox offers this deconstruction of the slippery and morally repugnant Kellyanne Conway. Recommend this Post

Politics and its Discontents: A Stellar Analysis: Kellyanne Conway’s Interview Tricks, Explained

Vox offers this deconstruction of the slippery and morally repugnant Kellyanne Conway. Recommend this Post

Northern Reflections: Lies, Damned Lies And Kellyanne Conway

  Kellyanne Conway justifies Donald Trump’s travel ban by referring to what she calls the “Bowling Greene Massacre.” It’s true that there’s a city in Kentucky called Bowling Green. But there never was any massacre. Claire Phipps explains: Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to Donald Trump, has come in for criticism and ridicule after blaming ...

Politics and its Discontents: What Do Other Republicans Think Of Team Trump?

My wife suggested I take a look at a ‘mainstream’ Republican site, and this is what I found: Appearing on Fox News Sunday, Conway railed against those who had pointed out her “alternative facts” comment, as she defended White House press secretary, Sean Spicer. Said Conway: “Who is cleaning house? Which one is going to ...

Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Labyrinth of Lies

In his book The Art of the Deal Donald Trump called his compulsive lying "truthful hyperbole," or "an innocent form of exaggeration."But they are lies, if his nose really did grow with every one he told, by now it would it would have had to be declared a dangerous weapon.And the way he reacted to Meryl Streep's devastating criticism of ...