Category: truth to power

What if Dr. Samuel Johnson were President Trump's Chief of Staff?

  In looking up something else, this morning, I came upon a quotation from Dr. Samuel Johnson.  Dr. Johnson was one of the leading literary luminaries of 18th century London. He was an extraordinary conversationalist and wit whose life is immortalized in James Boswell’s biography of him. The quote I found led me to hunt... Read more »

History will judge Trump, by George

  Washington admitted he lied when a youth; And his word was his bond even long in the tooth. So  it’s safe to assume That good George in his tomb Is revolving whenever Trump spins an untruth.

In truth Guiliani is no Churchill

“Giuliani said he was concerned that the president would become a target or that the interview would be a perjury trap, because the ‘truth is relative.’ The president’s legal team continues to try to set limitations on an interview, including the duration and questions posed, he said. ‘They may have a different version of the... Read more »

About Trump's coverage, Mr. Kurtz is dead wrong

“The media’s negative coverage of President Trump is actually helping the White House, Fox News anchor Howard Kurtz argues in his new book, ‘Media Madness: Donald Trump, the Press, and the War over the Truth.'”  CNN.Com   Howard Kurtz of Fox News says the press Has shown Trump their disdain to excess. But no liar’s... Read more »

Pope Francis and Anti-Pope Trump face off

  They seek common ground if they’re able; Though they’re different as Truth from the fable. And the ones they adore Couldn’t differ much more: Donald Trump  born in wealth, Jesus Christ in a stable.