From The Atlantic: The Rust Belt Didn’t Have to Happen

Vice President Mike Pence’s hometown of Columbus, Indiana, thrived while other cities declined, because J. Irwin Miller, its wealthiest and most prominent industrialist, remained deeply rooted in and committed to his city. He used his clout, money, and a visionary progressive approach to build up Columbus for long-term success. A new biography of him called… Continue reading From The Atlantic: The Rust Belt Didn’t Have to Happen

The Nationalist’s Delusion

Trump’s supporters backed a time-honored American political tradition, disavowing racism while promising to enact a broad agenda of discrimination. via The Nationalist’s Delusion I missed this the first time around, but this is really worth reading.

There Is Only One Trump Scandal

There are not many Trump scandals. There is one Trump scandal. Singular: the corruption of the American government by the president and his associates, who are using their official power for personal and financial gain rather than for the welfare of the American people, and their attempts to shield that corruption from political consequences, public… Continue reading There Is Only One Trump Scandal

Donald Trump Has No Plan for Making America Great Again

Donald Trump Has No Plan for Making America Great Again