Opinion: Many GOP lawmakers recognize President Donald Trump is bad for the country, as exemplified by Sen. Mitt Romney’s (UT) recent Washington Post op-ed. But the chances of him or any of them diverging from the Trump agenda are slim to none.
Will any of the people advising Trump dare to speak truth to power? And if so, will the new president ever listen? If the answer to both questions is “no,” then Trump will rule more like a monarch than a president.
The failings of the corporate media in campaign coverage tell us a lot about what’s wrong both with the media and the country. This story on Mitt Romney’s real estate investments is a perfect example.
TVWhoWhatWhy: Russ Baker interviewed on the David Pakman Show regarding the GOP nomination. March 29, 2012
TVWhoWhatWhy: Russ Baker interviewed on the David Pakman Show regarding the GOP nomination. March 29, 2012, click “Read More” to watch.
Obama accidentally airs an incautious private remark. Romney accuses Obama of a hidden agenda when it comes to (at least) foreign policy, and gets himself in a bit of hot water. What’s the back story to this squabble over open-air diplomacy, and is Russia really America’s Real “Number One Foe”? Here’s a look at the power politics behind the gaffes.
Recently, Mitt Romney had a little trouble proving his “NASCAR cred.” Here’s some satirical video that may or may not be enlightening.
What happened to the guys who ruined our economy, making a huge profit by betting mortgages would tank? They’re making another huge profit, betting mortgages soar. But only other investors are supposed to be interested in this little non-morality play?
Did you look through the very limited tax filings Mitt Romney released? Didn’t think so. Here are a few things you should know. And a few questions that still need to be asked. Hope they’re not too taxing!
Politicians certainly get religion when they have an eye on the White House. Even the no-nonsense Ron Paul knows he has to play the game to have a chance.
The New York Times is all over Romney. There’s precious little digging or deep analysis, but a lot of superficial stuff that adds up to this: The establishment is a-ok with this guy, and you should be too.