Nick Saban Tests Positive

Alabama’s head football coach and athletic director have both tested positive for COVID-19.

Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addresses his remarks at a roundtable on donating plasma Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the American Red Cross-National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) Dr. Anthony Fauci, Director of National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, addresses his remarks at a roundtable on donating plasma Thursday, July 30, 2020, at the American Red Cross-National Headquarters in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour)

Trump Ad Quotes Fauci Out of Context

No, our topic infectious disease expert did not endorse President Trump.

Trump Piling Irresponsibility on Irresponsibility

The world’s worst COVID manager is now the world’s worst COVID patient.

Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Debate

A national nightmare that may not have changed many minds.

Trump Taxes: Topline Findings

The President is deeply leveraged with no escape in sight.

Big Ten Football Back October 24

Yet another twist in an ongoing saga.

Presidential Campaign Down to Six States

The Electoral College is once again having the opposite effect of what its defenders claim.

Trumpian Leadership

The formula: promote an image until the jig is up.

John Thompson Dead at 78

The legendary Georgetown basketball coach is gone.

Democrats Kick Off Virtual Convention

The official campaign to oust Donald Trump is off to a good start.

Pronouncing ‘Kamala’

I’ve been thinking it wrong for years.

Sexism and Kamala Harris

Joe Biden’s running mate will be highly scrutinized. What’s fair game?

Big Ten Cancels Football

A nation that failed to control the pandemic is going to be without college sports this fall.

President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead) President Donald J. Trump participates in a FOX News Channel virtual town hall entitled America Together: Returning to Work, with co-moderators Bret Baier and Martha MacCallum live from the Lincoln Memorial Sunday, May 3, 2020, in Washington, D.C. (Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead)

Fox News is Leading Prime Time Network

Preying on the fears of old white people is good business.

Foreign Interference in the 2020 Elections

The Russians are at it again, with the cooperation of the Trump administration and its enablers.

Trump and his Charts

A clip from Trump’s Axios interview shows a man who really does not understand what is going on.

The Business of the News is Business

“We are a cancer and there is no cure,”

The Truth Is Paywalled But The Lies Are Free

It’s much easier to fund bad information than good.

Wilford Brimley Dead at 85

A great character actor is gone.

Trump Muses on Twitter about Delaying the Election

Trump’s irresponsibility continues.

I Have Seen the Future of Work and it Sucks

A world in which we’re all contractors is a dystopian utopia.

Is Email That Bad?

A new company has reinvented the communication tool that people love to hate.

Person Woman Man Camera TV

We can’t punish every politician with a mental problem, but some are clearly unfit for office.

Conspiracy Theories Are Not Funny

Conspiracy theories are poisoning the United States. That’s no joke.

President Donald J. Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, July 10, 2020, en route to Miami International Airport in Miami President Donald J. Trump boards Air Force One at Joint Base Andrews, Md. Friday, July 10, 2020, en route to Miami International Airport in Miami

Trump Fires Campaign Manager Again

The President does not like his poll numbers.

Cancelations Are Seldom Permanent

The weirdness of Internet outrage culture.

Another Example of Lack of Leadership

Ongoing ambiguity is not helpful.

#NeverTrump Democrats

A movement that has grown beyond recognition.

Trump’s Pattern of Pardons and Commutations

Lawfare has some very interesting data.

Shepard Smith to Anchor CNBC Newscast

The longtime Fox News host has re-emerged at an unusual spot.

Brazil’s Jair Bolsonaro Has COVID-19

The president of the country with the second most cases and fatalities has tested positive.

Charlie Daniels Dead at 83

The Country Music Hall of Famer is gone.

Carl Reiner Dead at 98

A legendary comic is gone.

White Actors No Longer Voicing Cartoons of Color

Another bow to the inevitable.

Kosovo President and Opposition Leader Indicted for War Crimes

A reckoning for 2500 Kosovar Serb civilians who were slaughtered is at hand.

John Bolton’s Moral Cowardice

A television interview promoting his book further reveals what an awful man he is.

Trump vs Biden on the Protests

The contrast could not be more clear.

Do Violent Protests Get Results?

If the goal is to change politics, not just vent frustration, messaging is important.

Ken Osmond, TV’s ‘Eddie Haskell,’ Dead at 76

The “Leave it to Beaver” actor went on to a career with the LAPD.

New Trek with Pike and Spock

“Star Trek: Strange New Worlds” is coming to CBS All Access.

Gregory McMichael Leaked the Arbery Video

A bizarre twist to a tragic story.

Richard Friedman Dead at 79

He revolutionized how we think of male homosexuality.

President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, listens as William N. Bryan, science and technology advisor to the DHS Secretary, delivers remarks and answers questions from members of the press during a coronavirus task force briefing Thursday, April 23, 2020, in the James S. Brady White House Press Briefing Room. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian) President Donald J. Trump, joined by Vice President Mike Pence, listens as William N. Bryan, science and technology advisor to the DHS Secretary, delivers remarks and answers questions from members of the press during a coronavirus task force briefing Thursday, April 23, 2020, in the James S. Brady White House Press Briefing Room. (Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian)

Trump May Have Fewer Coronavirus Briefings

It’s about damned time.

Where is Joe? (Revisited)

Thoughts on Biden’s low profile and Trump’s daily exposure.

The TV Doctors and the Problem of Cable “News”

Cable news “experts” frequently aren’t.

Comparing Flu and Covid-19

People who keep calling Covid-19 “just the flu” haven’t looked very closely at the numbers.

No, We’re Not Living in the 19th Century

The pandemic is massively more livable given modern technology.

Iowa was a Waste?

Who knew?

John Prine: Holiday Cheer 2018 WFUV Benefit, 12/3/18 at the Beacon Theatre. Photo by Gus Philippas John Prine: Holiday Cheer 2018 WFUV Benefit, 12/3/18 at the Beacon Theatre. Photo by Gus Philippas

John Prine Succumbs to COVID-19

A great songwriter is gone at 73.