Donald Trump, at a 2016 campaign speech in Michigan, became the first Republican presidential candidate in modern times to overtly court black voters.
Author: Paul Gleiser
Here in 2020, the elected polity of one of the prettiest cities in the country stands complicit in the breakdown of the social order.
Most of the media, most of the entertainment industry and almost all of the professoriate would have you believe that George Floyd’s death is part of an epidemic of murder committed against innocent, unarmed African American men by racist police officers.
The only sensible thing for the media to do now is just admit to the bias and be proud of it.
In the past four years, things have happened in the highest precincts of our national government that at one time we would have never imagined.
There are two institutions in our country that cannot operate effectively in the absence of public trust. Both institutions – acting almost as if in concert – have aggressively forfeited that trust.
Less appreciated than it should be is the fact that government at every level – with no operation of any legislature or really any semblance at all of representative government – assumed micro-level control of our daily lives.
A small group of high-ranking Washington insiders is guilty of what is perhaps the most brazen political misconduct in our history.