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Dear Mr. and Ms. “Blame on ALL Sides”

  Dear Mr. and Ms. “Blame on ALL Sides”, I know this whole week has been exhausting. It’s been exhausting for me too. Everybody I know is tired. And I know you think you’re being totally reasonable. It’s complicated, you say, the important thing is that we remain on friendly terms with each other despite […]

Trump’s Week 26 Newsletter (Explained and Exposed)

Welcome to  “Explained and Exposed,”  a new series I’ll be writing every week, dissecting the truth behind the latest email newsletter that the Trump White House has sent out to its supporters. I encourage you to read the official Trump newsletters for yourself and come to your own conclusions. They’re all available for free public […]

Thank God Trump can’t ever have a 9/11 moment!

September 11, 2001 was my fifteenth birthday. I remember sitting there in B Block English when our class was interrupted by the news that an airplane had crashed into the World Trade Center. My classmates and I didn’t know what to make of it. Shaken, our teacher turned us back toward our discussion of “Macbeth.” […]

Dill’s a snob. Long live the fringe!

A couple days ago, Cynthia Dill, a well-to-do Cape Elizabeth resident and former state senator, published a rather horrendous editorial in the Portland Press Herald, arguing that “Democrats need to cull the fringe – starting with Bernie Bros.” For the most part, her rant is a snotty rag of entitled condescension, but at the core […]

We Can Defeat Trump: Here’s How

Today, over two months after the 2016 presidential election came to its horrifying conclusion, American liberals are still reeling from the shock of watching Donald J. Trump, a person most educated people find viscerally repulsive and unprecedentedly terrifying, assume the highest seat possible within our system of government. We’ve now lost both chambers of Congress. In […]