This past week tells us everything. When everyone should be focused on the victims and on why they were killed, we are still talking about Donald Trump, who turns every story into one about him.
It can’t be easy for Nelson to suddenly be on the outside of the political bandwagon and at risk of being forced out of his seat on the school board — at least not as easy as it would be to forge a couple of diplomas.
The undeniable psychological instability of Trump and Mateen have revealed plenty. Our public safety programs and protocols are being held hostage by groups and individuals seeking profits, political gain — or other ways to relieve that uncomfortable buzzing so many of these people suffer from while lining their “Duck Dynasty” baseball caps with layers of aluminum foil
But there is always disappointment because we are human beings and we want to blame “the other.”
I’m not sure which is more troubling — the utter lack of empathy or the tone of self-congratulation as a nation mourned its dead. Or maybe it’s this: That in this moment of grief, we are forced to imagine a President Trump.
His young supporters will be disappointed for the rest of their lives, but it’s time for Bernie to join the cast of “Saturday Night Live.”
While the rest of the city grumbles about pot holes and wonders how many more dozen birthday cakes the hoo-haws on Alameda Parkway have stashed away from A-Town’s sesquicentennial, these dedicated net-heads are in no mood to let the central Aurora lawmakers off the hook, no matter how stale the issue becomes.
No matter what you thought of her politics, Schroeder was a formidable force in the Congress and by any standards, an immensely qualified candidate for president, except she was a woman
She pulled it off, in part, by being underrated, even as she has been a full partner in the Clinton machine that has dominated Democratic party for years.
Last I looked, Gardner was in South Korea with two other freshmen senators flatly assuring their hosts, with all the certainty that only powerless freshmen senators could muster, not to pay attention to anything Trump said on trade deals or defense costs. This is pretty risky stuff.