It’s one of Washington’s oldest traditions, a new Bob Woodward book drops and throws the White House into turmoil. What makes this particular volume unique, besides its co-author Robert Costa, is that “Peril” chronicles the transition between two different Administrations. Woodward’s Style If you’ve ever read any of Woodward’s books, and I’ve read over a dozen of them, … [Read more...] about Book Review: Woodward Tackles the Turbulent Trump-Biden Transition
Minnesota Republican party leader Jennifer Carnahan was forced to resign from her position on August 19th after subordinates alleged she created a toxic workplace and ignored cases of sexual misconduct. Carnahan’s resignation is the latest episode in an evolving scandal within the Minnesota GOP that leaves the party “morally bankrupt.” This crisis tarnishes the state party’s … [Read more...] about Minnesota GOP Party Chair Resigns after amid Scandals and Accusations
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau called a snap election on August 15th. Canadian voters go to the polls September 20th to decide whether to re-elect the incumbent Liberal government. A snap election is not surprising. Trudeau’s Liberals lead a Minority Government elected in 2019. This means the Liberals are the largest party but do not have enough seats to hold a majority … [Read more...] about Trudeau Gambles and calls a Snap Canadian Federal Election
Joe Biden will give his first State of the Union address tonight before a joint session of Congress. With COVID protocols still in effect, the socially-distanced event is sure to be a snapshot of our times. Besides just showcasing the new President’s top priorities, these speeches also reveal a great deal about our national mindset. In anticipation of Biden’s big … [Read more...] about Fellow Citizens: A Look Back at First State of the Union Addresses from Carter to Trump
The end seems near for Andrew Cuomo, as a swirl of scandals threatens to overwhelm the New York Governor. The most prominent of which is a steady stream of claims from multiple women that Gov. Cuomo sexually harassed them. Yet Cuomo is adamant that he will not resign. On Friday he took some pointed shots at those who called for him to step down, asserting that they were just … [Read more...] about Will Andrew Cuomo Join the Long List of Politicos Who Survived Sex Scandals?