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Behind the Romney play 

There are probably ten or twenty books-worth of articles now in existence that speculate as to why Donald Trump does anything he does. But I find the speculation around why Trump keeps doing a do-si-do with Mitt Romney to be some of the most intriguing. Chris Cillizza in the Washington Post, Frank Bruni in the…

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Trump to go on adoration bender

To distract from other distractions, President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team announced today that Mr. Trump would go on a “thank you tour”. It reportedly will start in Ohio on Thursday. Of course, a “massive rally” is planned. It’s never been too early to see the method in Donald Trump’s madness. And it’s necessary if we’re…

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How do you solve a problem like the Donald?

Donald Trump went on yet another Twitter tirade Sunday. For anyone keeping track, there was this one and this one in July, this one in September, a mini one in October during the Veep debate, this one about “Hamilton” earlier this month and then this one barely a week ago – oh wait, that was…

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In Trump do not trust

Do not trust Donald Trump, unless you want to be disappointed, repeatedly. Not because he lies. Not because he exaggerates. Not because he has evil intent. But because he will always put himself first. In Donald Trump’s case, putting oneself first isn’t the common notion we have about doing what is in one’s best interest.…