Last night’s winners and losers

Would Donald Trump tone down his junior high school playground bombast? Or, for that matter, would he say anything substantive in response to a policy question? Would Jeb Bush show some "cojones" in confronting Trump?  Would Carly Fiorina get in Trump's face, stand up to the braggart who had dissed hers? Would John Kasich be able …

Continue reading Last night’s winners and losers

Iran nuclear deal better than doing nothing

Figuring out how I feel about the Iran deal has been a struggle. But, as I have read more about it and talked with informed people over the summer, I come to the conclusion that, while the deal is far from perfect, it is a worthwhile step to take. Opponents complain that the deal leaves open a …

Continue reading Iran nuclear deal better than doing nothing

Richard Berman for President?

Federal Judge Richard Berman nullified Tom  Brady's four-game suspension Thursday, and suddenly all was right with the world.  Signs at the final preseason game declared with relief "Tom Brady is Free" and "Richard Berman for President."  Why not? Even if there was no clear exoneration of Brady or declaration of the Patriots' innocence, and even if …

Continue reading Richard Berman for President?