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Pleading the 25th

Everyone reading this is probably familiar with the events of the past week. On Tuesday, September 4, excerpts from Bob Woodward’s forthcoming book Fear were released, describing a Presidency in a state of “nervous breakdown” descending from the top, with high-ranking administration officials constantly scrambling to nullify the President’s worst decisions, such as assassinating Syria’s president or declaring war on Read more

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Heroic “Resistance” or Self-Serving Enablers? A Senior Administrator Frames an Heroic Odyssey

Doublespeak, it seems, comes from so many quarters that it’s difficult to keep track of them all. One of the most recent instances came from the “quiet resistance” at work within the Trump administration. Indeed, the frame of heroic resistance appears throughout the anonymous op-ed written by “a senior official in the Trump administration” that appeared on September … Read more