Representative Ocasio-Cortez has shown herself to be a good bartender – and an honest and intelligent politician. President Trump has proven to be neither.
Trump’s legacy might just be how American faith in capitalism, which began its descent following the financial crisis of 2008, began to truly wither on his watch.
Trump feels that he has been vindicated by the Mueller report. But a host of other investigations into his past activities are going forward.
The constant bipartisan talk of the “American Dream “ is entirely geared to preserving the material advantages of the country’s rich at the expense of its workers.
While the “end of history” may have been reached for social democracy in Europe, it hasn’t even begun to unfold its appeal and its political power in the United States.
Without belief in progress, the US and the UK have little chance of retaining their global leadership. Nor do they seem to want it any longer.
The rule of law is no restraint on Mr. Trump – its only legitimate purpose in the eyes of the Trumpistas is to shackle his opponents.
Nixon resigned knowing that if he didn’t he would be impeached. It’s hard to imagine Trump ever resigning, no matter what the evidence.
The failure to reach an agreement between Trump and Kim is not considered a failure by China’s leaders.