We’re functionally illiterate about our own democracy | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - March 8, 2021
Trump was able to gin them up because they were so dumbed down. They had no idea they were doing anything wrong.
And *now* Republicans are worried about mean Tweets? | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - February 27, 2021
John Cornyn, speaking for virtually all Senate Republicans, says Neera Tanden shouldn’t be confirmed because she has frequently tweeted harsh criticism of GOP bigwigs.
I’ve come to bury Rush Limbaugh. Not praise him | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - February 22, 2021
I know that when someone dies, it’s best to say nice things. But to borrow the Shakespearean words of Marc Antony, I have come to bury Rush, not to praise him.
Trump’s impeachment lawyer, Bruce Castor, was not Pa.’s finest | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - February 15, 2021
If the ultimate aim was to sway some Americans in the court of public opinion, suffice it to say that Castor was no Atticus Finch.
Starved for some good news? Listen to new Secretary of State Tony Blinken | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - February 8, 2021
As Blinken said, “This is a critical moment for protecting and defending democracy, including right here at home.” There’s not a moment to lose.
It’s time. Put Harriet Tubman on the $20 | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - February 1, 2021
White men weren’t the only people who built this nation. Black women have never appeared on American currency.
Goodbye, MAGA. Hello MGWA (Make government work again) | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - January 25, 2021
The era of idiocy is over. The vacuum at the top has been filled. The new science team actually respects science.
Trump’s mob ran wild. Why was anyone surprised? | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - January 11, 2021
Republicans, who long indulged him, presumably knew better. The desecration of democracy, beamed across the world, is on them. The blood of the dead and injured is on them.
Destroying another norm, Trump pardoned four murdering war criminals | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - January 1, 2021
That’s our boy, shredding American values to the bitter end.
Lest we forget, Republicans were un-American long before Trump | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - December 21, 2020
Only one major party is still committed to small-d democracy. If anti-MAGA Republicans don’t fight back during the next four years, it bodes ill for us as a nation.
Trump’s COVID adviser Scott Atlas has quit. But he can’t scrub the blood off his hands | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - December 7, 2020
In the spirit of a famous children’s book, I say to him: “Good night, loon.”
How does GSA Administrator Emily Murphy sleep at night? | Dick Polman
By: Dick Polman - November 23, 2020
If the GSA boss wants to salvage her name at this late hour, she’ll shred the MAGA armband and be truly responsive to the American people. Because in this election, the people have spoken.