October 24, 2020

predictions for 2020

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 27 December 2019 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Contrarian predictions for 2020 By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – We capsulize the essence of contrarian theory with the following: “Most people are wrong most of the time; otherwise most people would be millionaires.” Granted, […]

is mass hysteria

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 19 December 2019 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Populism is mass hysteria By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Britain’s 2016 vote for Brexit foreshadowed Donald Trump’s election later that year, confirming a poisonous populism in both British and American politics.           Populism is […]

s slow-motion Saturday Night Massacre

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 12 December 2019 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Trump’s slow-motion Saturday Night Massacre By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Donald Trump won the White House with 46.1 percent of the vote, and he hasn’t expanded his base of support. Yet he has an […]

steadfast ally

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 5 December 2019 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 One steadfast ally By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – When French President Macron called NATO “brain dead,” the brain he was talking about was U.S leadership. Donald Trump is the first president in American history […]