Tribune Content Agency Opinions

Facing history in the age of Trump

Tempting as it is to isolate Donald Trump as the worst president in history (and "worst" is putting it mildly . . . more like the most narcissistically infantile, the most Nazi-friendly), doing so achieves nothing beyond a fleeting sense of satisfaction.

Yeah, he's scary. His supporters are scary. But he comes in a context.

Whether or not he's impeached, or removed from office via the 25th Amendment, his effect on the country won't go away. Trump can't be undone, any more than an act of terror -- or war -- can be undone.

But maybe Trump can be addressed beyond a

Stai leggendo un'anteprima, registrati per continuare a leggere.

Altro da Tribune Content Agency Opinions

Tribune Content Agency Opinions3 min lettiPolitics
The President's Personality
Depending on the polls you read and how you read them, nearly half of those surveyed want the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump to continue. That is not the same as wanting him impeached, much less convicted by the Senate and removed from
Tribune Content Agency Opinions4 min letti
The Collusion Of Church And State
Intrigued by the controversy that erupted over Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's speech before the American Association of Christian Counselors last week in Nashville -- it was titled "Being a Christian Leader" and eventually wound up being removed fr
Tribune Content Agency Opinions3 min lettiPolitics
It Can Happen Here
I was maybe 10 years old when this happened. Mom is driving, I'm in the back seat. It's night. She's trying to cross Vermont, a busy L.A. thoroughfare, from a side street. Southbound traffic is jammed, but a guy in a truck makes a hole and waves us t