July 11, 2020

Trump vs John Adams

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28 May 2020WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUNDToday’s Events in Historical PerspectiveAmerica’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932Donald Trump vs. John AdamsBy Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift          WASHINGTON – The next best thing to unregulated social media for President Donald Trump is an FCC regulation that legitimizes lawlessness and allows him to be the biggest, baddest gunslinger on the […]

by ridicule

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 30 April 2020WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUNDToday’s Events in Historical PerspectiveAmerica’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932Unraveled by ridiculeBy Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift          WASHINGTON – There are many moments in the Trump presidency when it appeared he would crash and burn like an ordinary politician. Each time he survived, even thrived, his approval ratings hovering in the […]

Cuomo factor

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2 April 2020WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUNDToday’s Events in Historical PerspectiveAmerica’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932The Cuomo factorBy Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift          WASHINGTON – People longing for effective leadership in these perilous times are watching New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus briefings, and they like what they see. Some of them think Cuomo should be […]

the Way with Amy K

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13 February 2020WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUNDToday’s Events in Historical PerspectiveAmerica’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932All the way with Amy KBy Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift          WASHINGTON – The Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary are history, and soon it won’t be about expectations anymore, it will be about winning votes – and delegates. That will include […]

bully and run

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 10 January 2020WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUNDToday’s Events in Historical PerspectiveAmerica’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932Hit the bully and runBy Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift          WASHINGTON – It’s an old playground technique: hit the bully and run.It is also an isolationist’s technique. And make no mistake; isolationism is a form of cowardice. It is the coward pulling […]

s self-destructive neo-isolationist strategy

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 2 January 2020WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUNDToday’s Events in Historical PerspectiveAmerica’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932America’s self-destructive neo-isolationist strategyBy Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift          WASHINGTON – When protestors stormed the U.S. embassy in Iraq, they invoked 40-year-old images of student protestors in Iran taking over the U.S. embassy in Teheran for more than a year-long occupation that […]

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 October 2019 "All roads with you lead to Putin" WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND     Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 “All roads with you lead to Putin” By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – After giving the Turkish president a green light to mount a ground assault against the […]