In a rare personal video, I explain how the misunderstood immigration lottery works and how it led to my wife and young son.
I take on the convenient notion that Trump–with a decades-long record of discrimination–is just pretending to be a racist to get votes or fool voters…
Why Trump didn’t REALLY want Roy Moore either–albeit for very different reasons. Did Trump recognize his own narcissism, meglomania, and refusal to take orders in a much more ideologically-credible politician?
The reactions to Charlottesville–and especially Trump’s bizarre comments afterwards–fell, predictably, along partisan lines. More than two-thirds of Republicans said Trump’s pitifully unconvincing “both sides” equivocation and quasi-defense of white supremacists was “well handled,” and even more than that said it wouldn’t affect their support of him in the long term. While Democrats once again came… Read More »
In the second part of our trilogy we talk about immigration in a way that is fitting for the 4th of July. In a wide-ranging episode we talk Brexit, Trump (unfortunately), how immigration fears are not uniquely American, how England outside of London is really Connecticut in the 50’s, if other countries are more xenophobic… Read More »
In our unlucky 13 episode, we profile a suitable ghost/goblin type figure: probable Republican nominee and occasional steak salesman Donald J. Trump. This is perhaps the deepest analysis yet of how Trump is winning, what everyone else is missing about his candidacy, and what–if anything–Trump truly believes in besides Trump. We dive deep into his… Read More »
In the 7th episode of “A Year Long Conversation” we ask the tough questions: was Ben Carson dreaming of cartoons during refusal to take debate stage? Did Rubio-bot malfunction or get his casing wet when he repeated the same thing several times? Did Ted Cruz really have a human sister or was he (as we… Read More »