D.R. Tucker

Trumpism: This Too Shall Pass?

Ask yourself: if George W. Bush had been considered a successful president, would Barack Obama have been elected in 2008? Looking back, it’s a bit difficult to see how Obama could have won absent Bush being regarded as an absolute disaster; the raw bigotry that Donald Trump exploited in his 2016 presidential campaign was obviously… Read more »

There Isn’t Much Honesty in Scarborough Country

Once again, we bear witness to Republicans recognizing social maladies only when those maladies affect them personally: Joe Scarborough, the MSNBC host and former Republican U.S. Congressman, has long served as a sort of morning bulwark against the progressive anchors who take up the network’s primetime schedule. Now, he suggested he may play a more… Read more »