The Trump cabinet bears about as much resemblance to a junta as the Supreme Court does to the College of Cardinals because it has five justices who are Catholic and wear robes. To call the connection superficial is to understate how absurd it is.
We are in a political no-man's-land between an administration on its way out and a new administration taking shape. The key individual in any administration, however, is the President — and that remains the key mystery in the new administration.
Time managing editor Nancy Gibbs called Donald Trump’s election a “disruption.” If anybody is responsible for dividing the nation, one could easily make the case that it is Clinton, Democrats and the mainstream media.
The world's populists aren't finished yet. Although the cocktail of discontent is different in every country, the pattern of political earthquakes across the western world has continued in Italy.
Trump will continue to tweet and the media will continue to take the bait. Highly entertaining, but it is a sideshow. Congress is where the fate of the Donald Trump presidency will be decided.
Liberalism appears to be a dying faith. America's elites may still preach their trinity of values: diversity, democracy, equality. But the majorities in America and Europe are demanding that the borders be secured and Third World immigrants kept out.
One group in America refusing to do any post-election self reflection is the media. Convinced of their righteousness, they will continue to hold Trump voters in bitter contempt; and they will refuse to admit they got anything wrong in 2016.
President-elect Donald Trump's first decisions were exciting. His new team seems to include good people like Betsy DeVos, Andy Puzder and Paul Atkins. It's refreshing to watch Trump mock the media and political correctness. How dreary the world would be today if we faced four more