Montreal Simon: Meet My New Favourite Candidate For U.S. President

I'm afraid it's just too nice today to think of blogging instead of sailing. Or whatever.But now that Hurricane Irma has finally come ashore in Florida, before CNN blew up from all that huffing and puffing.And now that I can at least hope that Hurricane Mueller might take down Donald Trump AND Mike Pence . Before ...

Montreal Simon: Who Would Be Worse Donald Trump or Mike Pence?

He can often be seen looking on at Donald Trump's grotesque travelling circus with a strange smile on his face.When asked to say something about his boss, Mike Pence sounds as loyal as a butler, or as giddy as a college cheerleader.But appearances can be deceiving.For it seems that should something horrible happen to Trump, ...

In This Corner: The Return of Stuff Happens, week 20: RIP, USA

Donald Trump, the Leader of the Free World crown, officially relinquished the title on Thursday when he announced that the U.S. – the second-biggest polluter in the world –would withdraw from the Paris Climate Change Accord. In stepping aside from the Leadership of the Free World position, the U.S. has now thrown its lot in ...

Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the American Taliban

It will be left to future historians to try to explain how a grotesque sexual predator with no discernible morals like Donald Trump, could be embraced by the religious right. But they are his most loyal supporters. He has already thrown them a bloody bone by ordering that the U.S. not support safe abortions for women in ...

Montreal Simon: The Horror of Trump and the Amazing Rise of the Resistance

I must say I really enjoyed what happened to Mike Pence, the sinister man from GLAD or MAGA, when went to the theatre the other night to take in a performance of the Broadway musical Hamilton.And got a stirring message from the cast, urging him to restrain his bigot instincts and respect the human rights of all Americans. ...

Montreal Simon: Donald Trump and the Road to Damnation

Well he may look like the man from Glad. But Mike Pence, Donald Trump's choice for vice president, is actually the man from God.He defines himself as “a Christian, a conservative, and a Republican, in that order.”  And he's really bad news for women and gay people. Read more »