October 26, 2020

the military reined in Trump

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 24 June 2020 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 How the military reined in Trump By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Why did President Donald Trump not attempt to emulate President Richard Nixon’s Saturday Night Massacre?           On October 20, 1973, Nixon ordered Attorney […]

Swing Vote of the Court

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 18 June 2020 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The swing vote of the Court By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Chief Justice John Roberts is the undisputed swing vote on the Supreme Court, following in the footsteps of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor (except […]

cops and their unions

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 11 June 2020 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Bad cops and their unions By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Imagine how different the last two weeks might have been if the president of the Minneapolis police union had condemned the brutal murder of […]

t block the streets line the streets

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 4 June 2020 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Don’t block the streets; line the streets By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON – Our military leaders take an oath to “support and defend the Constitution,” and for the first time maybe ever, some of them […]