October 24, 2020

dangerous demagogue

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 24 April 2020 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Our dangerous demagogue By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – If Donald Trump were president in 1941, we would have lost World War II. This is a statement rooted in the historical knowledge of what it […]

Warriors Their Debt Should Be Our Debt

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 April 2020 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Corona warriors: their debt should be our debt By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Every evening at seven o’clock people in New York City stop whatever they’re doing to cheer from the rooftops in a […]

failure of federalism

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9 April 2020 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 A failure of federalism By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – “Render unto Caesar the things that are Caesar’s” provides the biblical underpinning of federalism, the idea that diffusion of power is superior to concentration of […]