Just after I recently proposed Al Franken as a worthy presidential contender it turns out he’s yet another sexual harasser on the run. Oh well, never mind. Give Franken credit for a quick admission, and the Democrats for vowing to do something about it in the Ethics Committee. But it took a credible charge to bring them out. And it is disappointing coming from someone who had done so much to shed his comic past in favor of being taken seriously as a substantive senator, and maybe more.
“…people have got to know whether or not their president is a crook. Well, I’m not a crook” — Richard M. Nixon (November 17, 1973)
So the latest GOP plan is to pay for corporate tax cuts by throwing millions off health insurance. Cue Charles Dickens.
If you want corporations to use massive tax cuts to create jobs why not make that a condition of giving them tax cuts?
I don’t know how else to explain Trump’s behavior toward Russia except that he’s being blackmailed. America has to grip this likely scenario. Our president is a traitor.