While there was continuing fallout today from the story that Trump lied to the American people about the seriousness of the coronavirus, the breaking stories were mostly about securing the election. Overwhelmingly, the stories today were about controlling the flow of information to voters.
- March 3, 2020Bill talks to psychiatrist and author Robert Jay Lifton about Trump, lies and dueling realities. “It’s a kind of purity of a single authoritarian person who claims to have nobility and claims that he alone and no one else can save the country. And by implication, the world. It’s pure megalomania,” Lifton says.
- August 8, 2017An alphabet soup of new agencies could shake up federal oversight.
- July 24, 2017Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer's editorial in today's New York Times is emblematic of a lack of vision in the party.
- July 19, 2017Some American conservatives have a deep affinity for authoritarianism and an even deeper distrust of modern Western culture.