Donald Trump

What explains Trump?

Too many people try to explain Trump's actions and motivations rationally, when he has shown us for many years to be primarily if not totally irrational.  The latest is Heather Cox Richardson writing on today's Bill Moyers On Democracy blog (billmoyers.com.) As I wade through the flood of news today, all of it trying to tilt the playing field toward... Continue Reading

What Explains Trump’s “Base?”

As bizarre and lie-filled as the recent Republican Convention was, one would think that it could only do damage to the Cause of Trump.  And yet 35 to 45% of our country remain rabid Trumpists.  Is it simply that they are stupid?  It's certainly not rational what he and they say about  "evil" Democrats.  Is it getting back at Democrats... Continue Reading