Tag: Andrew Shepard

To lock him up or not to lock him up, that is the question for Joe and Mika

To lock him up or not to lock him up, that is the question for Joe and Mika
Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski are two of MSNBC’s Morning Joe co-hosts. They recently called out fans at Game 5 of the World Series as well as Twitterers (tweeters?) who lauded those fans. When the visage of Donald Trump, watching the game from a luxury suite at Nationals Park in Washington, DC, appeared on the... Read more »

Steve King, white supremacy and the word "schvartze"

Steve King, white supremacy and the word "schvartze"
Iowa Congressman Steve King presents a challenge to America on many levels. I’ve quoted fictional President Andrew Shepard in this space before: “America isn’t easy. America is advanced citizenship. You gotta want it bad, ’cause it’s gonna put up a fight.  It’s gonna say “You want free speech? Let’s see you acknowledge a man whose... Read more »

Donald Trump's crimes against humanity are capital in more ways than one

Donald Trump's crimes against humanity are capital in more ways than one
We all (I hope) understand the concept of crimes against humanity, which are generally despicable things that evil people do to other people. Donald Trump is an evil man who does despicable things to people in whom he sees no value. That’s a fact, Jack. There is however, a kind of capital in things he... Read more »
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