August 14, 2022

The ghosts of presidents past

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8 Feb. 2016                                                             10 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column, Founded 1932 The ghosts of presidents past By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON –The current crop of presidential candidates may appear to be unique, particularly in their shortcomings, but we have seen iterations of them before – semblances, […]

They also serve who watch and wait

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 3 Feb. 2016                                                              10 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column, Founded 1932 They also serve who watch and wait By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – The results of the Iowa caucuses raise more questions than they answered. Among them: What happens to Donald Trump? Can he sustain his […]

Millennials are Sanders and Trump constituents

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28 Jan. 2016                                                             10 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column, Founded 1932 Millennials are Sanders and Trump constituents By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – If Bernie Sanders pulls out a win in the Iowa caucuses, it will be because of the overwhelming support he enjoys from millennial […]

Why we vote against self-interest

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 Jan. 2016                                                            10 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column, Founded 1932 Why we vote against self-interest By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift WASHINGTON – What drives political affiliations? Philosophy? Pocketbooks? Danger? In fact, for the majority of Americans, it is none of these. The primary political driver is […]