Covering Trump Is Like Drinking Water Through A Fire Hose

Having written this column for 16 years, I find that there has never been a time when the news and actions in Washington moved so fast. Trump is getting things done. Half the country says Trump is crazy and turning Washington on its ear. The other half of the country agrees but says that’s whatContinue reading “Covering Trump Is Like Drinking Water Through A Fire Hose”

The ‘Memo’ Matters – And Here’s Why

We have grown an alphabet soup of powerful agencies like the FBI, DHS, NSA, DOJ, IRS, etc. We invest them with immense powers to arrest and to ruin lives, with scant accountability. We allow them to operate in clubby secrecy because they tell us we have to. Why?  When Congress (which supposedly has oversight) subpoenas them, theyContinue reading “The ‘Memo’ Matters – And Here’s Why”