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How Oklahoma delivered a decisive win … for Barack Obama | Dick Polman

By: - July 6, 2020

If Trump thinks his latest attempt to kill Obamacare is a winner that will reverse his plummet, then he clearly doesn’t know how to read tea leaves.

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John Bolton refused to help when it mattered most. But there is an upside | Dick Polman

By: - June 22, 2020

Oh, so now he tells us. John Bolton is telling us damning stuff about Trump that we already knew – and he’s doing it five months too late. Timing is everything in life and politics, and this guy’s could not be worse. That’s not to say that the morsels in his long-awaited memoir aren’t worth […]

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Why ‘Defund the Police’ is a slogan ripe for Republican exploitation and distortion | Dick Polman

By: - June 15, 2020

The good news for America is that Donald Trump is crashing his presidency the same way he bankrupted casinos, with recent polls showing him significantly trailing Joe Biden. His own advisers reportedly say that his internal numbers are “brutal.” The bad news for America – potentially – is that Trump may have found a life […]

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In his war with MSNBC, Trump is dragging a dead woman through the mud | Dick Polman

By: - June 1, 2020

it’s just another day at the office for the pandemic president, dragging an innocent family through the mud is his way of making America great again.

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Trump is preparing to yell ‘Fraud!’ if he loses in November | Dick Polman

By: - May 25, 2020

As more states prepare for universal mail balloting to understandably protect their voters from the prospect of infection, Trump is becoming more unhinged.

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Refusing to wear a mask is about the most un-American thing to do right now | Dick Polman

By: - May 11, 2020

“We’re all in this together” speaks to the best of America, but the sadly predictable truth is that millions don’t share that communitarian spirit.

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Firing Rick Bright was the Trump regime at its darkest | Dick Polman

By: - May 4, 2020

The ouster of infectious disease specialist Rick Bright is another reminder that, when it comes to Trump, you need watch what he does, as well as says.

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Six reasons why Biden is well-positioned to topple Trump in November | Dick Polman

By: - April 20, 2020

This election is a referendum on Trump. His predictably disastrous botching of the pandemic has made it so, and the verdict is already in.

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Trump and Fox News: Deadly lies in a feedback loop | Dick Polman

By: - March 30, 2020

Before focusing on today’s timely topic – Trump and Fox News, deadly together – I want to tell you a little story about the time Fox broke the fake news that President Obama wanted to tax Christmas trees. In November 2011, I received a string of emails raging at Obama for (supposedly) imposing a tax […]

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As the coronavirus spreads, Trump shows just how unfit he is to lead | Dick Polman

By: - March 16, 2020

What we're saddled with today is not Churchill at his best, but vaudeville at its worst.

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Uncle Joe’s on top. And that’s no malarkey | Dick Polman

By: - March 9, 2020

What the hell has happened? It’s simple, really: Democrats came together and came to their senses.

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New Hampshire Muddle: Bernie Sanders underwhelms the Yogi Berra Democrats | Dick Polman

By: - February 17, 2020

As Yogi Berra also warned, “You’ve got to be very careful if you don’t know where you are going, because you might not get there.”