Science Matters

The pandemic exposes the foolishness of those who deny science. A recognition that science matters may accelerate the fight against climate change. Read the rest of this entry »

The Paradox of Trump

President Donald Trump emulates dictators all the time, except when using power actually might benefit the public good. Read the rest of this entry »

Playing God

President Donald Trump appears ready to reopen the economy against the advice of the experts. It is a risky gamble. Read the rest of this entry »

Wartime President

President Donald Trump says combatting the coronavirus is like war. He should look to a real wartime president for guidance in fighting a war. Read the rest of this entry »

“The Chinese Virus”

President Donald Trump’s labeling the coronavirus as “Chinese” is another example of his xenophobia. It already has had unfortunate results. Read the rest of this entry »

What Would FDR Do?

President Donald Trump, unlike the two remaining Democratic candidates for president, has shown he is no FDR, an inspiring and visionary leader in a time of crisis. Read the rest of this entry »

Biden, Trump, and the Virus

Joe Biden’s emergence as the likely Democratic presidential nominee owes much to a comparison of his experience and steadiness to President Donald Trump’s incompetence. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump’s Criminal Response

President Donald Trump’s handling of the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) is criminal. Read the rest of this entry »

Biden Resurrected

Reports of the political death of former Vice President Joe Biden were premature as he is now the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination. Read the rest of this entry »

Trump and the Virus

President Donald Trump finally responded to the threat of the coronavirus — COVID-19. Read the rest of this entry »