Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Donald Trump, Not Your Grandfather’s Caesar: The Big Differences

Julius Caesar’s and Donald Trump’s outsized ambition and lack of scruples turned them into dangers to republican values and institutions. But how were they different?

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Trump and Caesar: Two Men Above the Law

In their ruthless pursuit of power and self-aggrandizement, both Caesar and Trump run roughshod over laws and norms.

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Donald Trump as Julius Caesar: The Curtain Raiser

Why Donald Trump resembles Julius Caesar more than does Obama or practically any other figure in recent history.

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Who Needs to Be President to Dominate the US Political Debate?

No rejoicing for the Democrats: Even after a sound defeat, Donald Trump will not go away. In fact, he will immediately launch his 2024 campaign.

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Putin’s Devious Plans If Joe Biden Wins

With the prospects rising that Joe Biden will be elected President of the U.S., does the U.S. have to prepare for made-in-Russia mayhem?

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2020 and the Company US Voters Keep

Why collective responsibility is the essence of democratic politics.

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US Elections Update: A Narrower Lead for Biden

Despite a tightening race, another come-from-behind victory for Trump as in 2016 is very unlikely in 2020.

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Biden 1, Trump 0 in the First Round

Democrats who had been anxious about how Biden would perform can breathe a sigh of relief.

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QAnon: Conspiracy as a Quasi-Religion

QAnon is much more than a marginal phenomenon, as much as most rational people would wish otherwise.

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Is Joe Biden A “Socialist”? Not With These Tax Plans

Despite Trump’s assertions, Biden’s tax plans are far removed from “radical socialism.”

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