Monthly Archives: January 2017

A ‘loyal opposition’ can’t exist in perpetual crisis mode

A lot of people, especially a lot of women, remain furious that Donald J. Trump is president. The arguments are well-known and understood. But barring something remarkable, he will be president for at least another four years. An estimated 3.5 … Continue reading

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Beware of the unanticipated crisis, and prepare

As President-elect Donald Trump today becomes President Trump, it’s worth speculating about what he might face in terms of unforeseen crises. The ones we can see, in the forefront or on the horizon, are relatively easy. It’s the ones we … Continue reading

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Trump and Twitter, get used to it

This is not about a specific crisis. It’s more about a potential crisis. So understand this: President-elect Donald Trump is not going to stop using Twitter as his preferred method of policy outreach. Not only does it fit his much-analyzed … Continue reading

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