Putin may have had a good year from a PR standpoint, Obama’s version is far closer to reality: Russia’s purported victories are not as great as they appear, and will contribute to Russia’s structural weaknesses in the long-term. Take the Continue reading Is Russia Really ‘Winning’ or Just a PR Campaign in 2016?
Nouriel Roubini retweeted: If I buy a Japanese-made laptop, does that mean I decide not to buy one made in the U.S.? If Intel buys a German-made machine tool, does that mean it chooses not to buy a different tool Continue reading Dr. Doom: Trump’s Trade Chief Making a Rookie Mistake – Bloomberg View
In the immediate aftermath of Hillary Clinton’s suprising loss to Donald Trump, Democrats had all sorts of answers for why the former senator and Secretary of State ultimately tanked in the general election. None of them, naturally, had anything to Continue reading Forget the Russians and Comey: Hillary Lost Because She Didn’t Bring Out the Obama Coalition – Hit & Run : Reason.com
Scrambling for an explanation for Donald Trump’s victory, many in the media and on the left have settled on the idea that his supporters were consumers of “fake news” — gullible rubes living in an alternate reality made Trump president. Continue reading The war on ‘fake news’ is all about censoring real news | New York Post
Tillerson will also have to grapple with issues that arise from promises made during Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, which include how to get the Mexicans to pay for a wall along their northern border; how to further limit travel to Continue reading Rex Tillerson’s Many Challenges
So, according to the environmental left, Pruitt cannot lead the EPA because he opposes the policies of the current administration and works too closely with interested groups. That’s a curious argument, to say the least, because you could have said Continue reading Democrats Fixated on Climate Haven’t Learned From 2016
Of all the bizarre and contradictory aspects of Donald Trump’s political rise, one of the strangest has been the billionaire populist’s puzzling relationship with America’s libertarian movement. Though President-elect Trump doesn’t appear to have any discernible political philosophy (if anything, Trump’s ego is his ideology), it’s safe Continue reading A Racist Attack on Libertarians: Donald Trump Bedfellows