Opinion: Democracy Dies at Amazon, Are Trump and Bezos Really Such Strange Bedfellows?

Recently Pulitzer Prize-winning reporters for The Washington Post Philip Rucker and Carol Leonnig published their assessment of Donald Trump’s presidency to date, seeking to step out of the news cycle and “assess the reverberations” of his administration throughout the nation. Titled A Very Stable Genius: Donald J. Trump’s Testing of America, the book layers scene after scene of Trump’s ineptitude, prioritization of self-interest over care for the nation’s well-being, and general lack of any moral compass or intellectual rigor. read more

Pat Roberts of Kansas Goes All Tea Party and Warns of National Socialism


Losing at the polls in Kansas to independent candidate and X-Factor Chad Orman, incumbent Republican Sen. Pat Roberts is pulling out all stops. That means campaigning with 91-year-old former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole at Dodge City event in what Philip Rucker of the Washington Post styled a “geriatric rescue mission” – and if that doesn’t work, using the dreaded ‘s’ word: socialism. read more