Do not vote for Trump – Reason #25

Hazel may sleep through this election.

Last week, I casually mentioned that I’d share with you 84 reasons why you should not vote for Donald Trump. What I’d prefer instead is to shift from nonchalant to very serious, since there is much at stake. First, some perspective: In the last election, Mitt Romney was not my candidate. I’m an avowed Democrat and my stance on most issues is liberal and fact-based. But in 2012, if pressed, I would readily admit that Romney was smart, capable, and levelheaded. My disappointment had he won … [Read more...]

Let’s talk about the presidency

Because she's so much cuter than the GOP front-runner.

Where do I begin? On the front page of most newspapers last week, if there were six articles, four were about Donald Trump. This week, we’re down to two or three but still too many, particularly since any piece about the GOP presumptive nominee that is more than three letters – WTF – should be dismissed outright as indicative of a nation that has lost its mind. I cannot add to the noise without losing my own. But... …six months from today we will have our next president. IT CANNOT … [Read more...]