Honesty: The Worst Policy?

Just days after the Central Intelligence Agency concluded that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was murdered on the orders of de facto Saudi leader Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (aka MBS), President Donald Trump issued an official statement directly contradicting the CIA’s finding. Trump cast doubt on the CIA report, claiming that the US intelligence community was … Continue reading Honesty: The Worst Policy?

Kathy Griffin, Lèse-Majesté, and the Responsibilities of Protest

I cannot stand Donald Trump. Anyone who has recently had the misfortune of discussing politics with me knows this to be true; indeed, they may (rightly) consider it to be a drastic understatement. I believe his election was a truly unfortunate event in American history, though the thought of Hillary Clinton issuing orders from the … Continue reading Kathy Griffin, Lèse-Majesté, and the Responsibilities of Protest