Who will speak for President Donald Trump at his state funeral, far in the future though it should be? That must be what the 45th president was thinking as he sat in the front pew at the funeral for former President George H.W. Bush.
The bad thing is they don’t seem to know what they are doing. The worse thing is they don’t seem to care. Republicans in Washington, D.C., are clinging to economic policies that are proven failures while selling the American people a bill of goods.
An ad on ABC’s “Live with Kelly and Ryan” shows a little girl dragging a teddy bear to her mom at an elegant dinner table. The mother hugs her again and again. Then up pop the words: “You never actually own a Patek Philippe. You merely look after it for the next generation.”
A word can be worth a thousand pictures. In the movie “Gosnell: The Trial of America’s Biggest Serial Killer,” the word “snip” describes what the camera, demonstrating the eloquence of reticence, does not show in gory detail: Kermit Gosnell’s use of scissors to cut the spinal cords of hundreds of babies that survived his late-term abortion procedures.
All of the leaders assembled at the Group of 20 meeting in Buenos Aires committed their nations to the fight against climate change, except one — President Donald Trump, of course. But pay him no mind. As the proverb says, “The dogs bark but the caravan moves on.”
After more years as House speaker than anyone else in state history, Rep. Frank Chopp has decided to give up the gavel, although not his seat in the urban Seattle district that has sent him to Olympia every two years since 1994.
On his way Thursday to catch Air Force One, President Donald Trump shared his thoughts about Michael Cohen, his one-time personal lawyer who pleaded guilty that morning to lying to Congress about negotiations for a possible Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential campaign.