Tagged: Donald Trump

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Triumph or Trompe l’Oeil?

  Triumph or Trompe l’Oeil? By Thomas Fleming This article is, for a limited time, being offered gratis to readers of this website. “What’s in a name?”  When Juliet Montague famously asked this question, she concluded that the mere fact of Romeo having the last name of Capulet could make no difference to her future happiness.  Her mistake would prove to be fatal. In normal societies, names are meaningful, either because they convey the essence of the person or because they are an identity badge that tells others where he fits into the society.    American Indians often acquired their...

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Trump and the Gentlemen of the Press

The campaign season has hardly begun, but the press is already prowling the world looking for Republicans to destroy.  Their first intended victim is Donald Trump, whose first mortal sin  was a casual allusion to the number of illegal aliens who have rewarded America’s careless generosity by committing major felonies against its citizens.  He went on to impugn the valor of John McCain, and, most recently, to lash back at Megyn Kelly for her malicious and unprofessional style at the first GOP debate. Trump’s allegations are either true or false, and it should be the job of the press to...