Trump is gone, but his damage will linger for decades

The New Yorker celebrates the last of Trump.
The New Yorker celebrates the last of Trump.

There’s a lot to celebrate this week.

For starters, the country is still here. The United States is still a democratic republic.

There seemed to be some doubt that might continue when an angry mob invaded the Capitol on Jan. 6, only the second time it has been breached in 200 years.

Then, it was the British; this time, our fellow Americans.

These white supremacists, incited by the president, tried to overturn a lawful election.

They were halted. We got lucky.

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A Comedian Told Some Jokes. Get Over It.

Judging from the stink, you’d think someone served flaming plates of poo at the White House Correspondents’ dinner this weekend.

Michelle Wolf what she was hired to do: She told jokes. She spared no one, Republicans, Democrats, CNN, Hillary Clinton, even Massachusetts Sen. Ted Kennedy, who has been dead almost a decade.

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was there, representing the White House since Donald Trump is too much of a chickenshit to attend.

And the kerfuffle that has erupted proves that not only can’t some people take a joke, some snowflakes can’t even understand a joke.

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The Republican Betrayal of America

It is the single greatest heist in the history of this nation – from the poor and the working to the wealthy.

The tax bill the Republican-controlled Congress approved yesterday will add over a trillion to the national debt.

It will raise taxes on 92 million Americans.

Over 80 percent of the benefits go to the top 1 percent of the country.

And now that they have finally handed Trump his first legislative victory in his first year, what is this Gang of Thieves going to do next?

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