February 27, 2020

we go again

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 26 September 2019 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Here we go again By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Echoes of Watergate are reverberating off the walls in the halls of Congress. An impeachment inquiry was launched by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, […]

Pompeo

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 19 September 2019 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 President Pompeo By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Secretary of State Pompeo is in the Middle East meeting with the murderous prince, MBS, Mohammad bin Salam, about response options to an allegedly Iranian-inspired drone attack […]

First the clarion call of isolationists

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12 September 2019 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 America First, the clarion call of isolationism By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – There are several reasons why President Trump demanded John Bolton’s resignation, but the precipitating event was Bolton’s opposition to a Camp David […]

Once a General

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 September 2019 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Once a general By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Once a general, always a general? Not always, but James Mattis, the Marine Corps general turned Secretary of Defense, did not entirely take off his uniform […]