D.R. Tucker

Full-Blown Insanity: Trump’s Paranoia Gets Worse

The nonsense starts to defy description after a while: President Trump said Sunday that he would demand that the Justice Department explore whether it or the FBI “infiltrated or surveilled the Trump Campaign for Political Purposes” — escalating a battle over federal law enforcement’s use of a confidential source to aid its probe into whether… Read more »

The Right’s Obsession with Donald Glover

Geez, what won’t they complain about? Like the melting of conservative snowflakes after Starbucks announced its initiative to address implicit bias among its employees (and boy, is such training needed), there is plenty of morbid humor to be derived from the wingnut freakout over Donald “Childish Gambino” Glover’s hit single “This is America,” and what… Read more »

The Call is Coming From Inside the White House: Trumpism and 911 Abuse

They can’t possibly think it’s a form of “liberal bias,” can they? Miranda Spencer asks a compelling question about the mainstream media’s coverage of recent incidents involving race-based abuse of 911: In the past few weeks, major news media have been flooded with coverage of incidents of alleged racial profiling and implicit bias—from golfers reported… Read more »

A Sean Hannity Presidential Run? Don’t Rule It Out

You have to admit, it would be a near-perfect way for Republicans to continue Trumpism after Trump. The closeness of Fox News Channel personality Sean Hannity with the bigoted billionaire, as recently documented in a New York Magazine profile by Olivia Nuzzi, is not a surprise. From a certain perspective, neither is Nuzzi’s suggestion that… Read more »