Blame Saul Alinsky For Our Current Political Circus

I don’t believe there is a more apt label for our current political climate than calling it a circus.  There is no better example of this circus than the entire confirmation process for Judge Kavanaugh.  This circus began with the protests that erupted even before President Trump announced the name of his nominee, continued with … Continue reading Blame Saul Alinsky For Our Current Political Circus

1968: When the left killed civility

By John Ruberry There are cries on both sides of the political aisle for a return to civility. When did it go away? It happened fifty years ago in Chicago during the Democratic National Convention. The left killed civility. The documentary Best of Enemies, available on Netflix, centers on ten debates broadcast on ABC during … Continue reading 1968: When the left killed civility

Obama’s 2012 straw man: Bain Capital

By John Ruberry It's hard to fathom now, but one of the major issues of the 2012 presidential campaign was Mitt Romney's 15-year leadership of the Boston-based private equity firm Bain Capital, which he co-founded. Two years later President Obama, who of course defeated Romney in '12, faces multiple crises, including scandals involving IRS targeting of … Continue reading Obama’s 2012 straw man: Bain Capital