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The show’s over. The monkey’s dead. — Tennessee Williams, Orpheus Descending Notwithstanding, please, that “dead,” in contemporary political parlance, is a relative term. No political stink ever entirely evaporates: We may expect the general public, through the media and its…

If members of the Mueller team had found the Holy Grail of impeachable material against Trump, they would have leaked it by now. Consequently, the media’s latest cries of “collusion” ring hollow. They are based not on a leak from…

As the film Chappaquiddick brings Ted Kennedy’s ugliest public scandal to the big screen, I here propose a sequel of equally high drama and even higher stakes, rising to the highest levels of national security. It was another Kennedy outrage, made…

If members of the Mueller team had found the Holy Grail of impeachable material against Trump, they would have leaked it by now. Consequently, the media’s latest cries of “collusion” ring hollow. They are based not on a leak from…

Tuesday Wait a minute! What am I doing here? I am in the waiting room for the “Cath Lab” — short for catheterization laboratory — at Cedars-Sinai Hospital. The room is jam packed with other poor souls who are about…

Washington Now that FBI agent Peter Strzok has appeared before the Congress and told us nothing that we did not know, it is time for President Donald Trump to act. Strzok looked like a cocky crook testifying to Congress about…

As the film Chappaquiddick brings Ted Kennedy’s ugliest public scandal to the big screen, I here propose a sequel of equally high drama and even higher stakes, rising to the highest levels of national security. It was another Kennedy outrage, made…

“I don’t know much,” Norm Macdonald explained (and repeated on subsequent occasions) in an interview last year, “but I know coups are not undertaken by the president of the United States. If anything, it looks like a coup going on…

Muted chatter around Washington the last few months centers around the question of whether former FBI Director James Comey and his lieutenant Andrew McCabe may face charges regarding alleged false statements by the latter and leaks of classified information by…

Muted chatter around Washington the last few months centers around the question of whether former FBI Director James Comey and his lieutenant Andrew McCabe may face charges regarding alleged false statements by the latter and leaks of classified information by…

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