Category Archives: Washington Post

How to cover a coup — or whatever it is Trump is attempting

Margaret Sullivan of the Washington Post – President Trump lost. The nation knows it. The world knows it. And, although he won’t admit it, he certainly knows it, too. But because he is claiming otherwise — with his Republican enablers joining … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Donald Trump, Washington Post

What the history of coups tells us about Trump’s refusal to concede

Federico Finchelstein of the Washington Post – Historically across Latin America, when constitutionally elected leaders were denied their legitimate mandate, there was just one word for it: coup. Just think of the emblematic cases of Salvador Allende in Chile (1973) … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Constitutional crisis, Controversial, Donald Trump, Elections, Narcissism, Political parties, Power, psychological profile, Republicans, strategy, Supreme Court, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Washington Post, White House

Trump’s alleged comments about ‘losers’ buried in military cemeteries leaves military leaders off balance

Dan Lamothe, Missy Ryan of the Washington Post – Senior and former military leaders appeared to struggle Friday with how to respond to a report that President Trump disparaged U.S. service members killed in combat as “losers,” as the president … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, military, United States, Washington Post

Trump’s sister bitterly criticizes him in conversations secretly recorded by her niece Mary Trump

Maryanne Trump Barry bitterly criticized her brother, President Donald Trump, saying, “Donald’s out for Donald,” and appeared to confirm her niece Mary Trump’s previous allegations that he had a friend take his SATs to get into college, according to audio excerpts … Continue reading

Posted in 2020 election, Controversial, Donald Trump, Washington Post

Viral Video Seemed to Show BLM Storming a Church. The Real Story is Much Darker

Anne Helen Petersen of BuzzFeed – “What people need to know is we’re not protesting churches. We’re protesting this church.” The clip that was posted to Twitter — and subsequently viewed over 1.2 million times — purports to show protesters invading a church, … Continue reading

Posted in anger, Controversial, Discrimination, police, Racism, Religion, Thought-Provoking Analysis, United States, Washington Post