October 2, 2022

successes and a horrific failure

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 27 August 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Two successes and a horrific failure By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden has simultaneously succeeded and failed, proving at least for now that he is a domestic affairs rather than a foreign […]

no John Kennedy

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 20 August 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 He’s no John Kennedy By Douglas Cohn           WASHINGTON — This is President Joe Biden’s Bay of Pigs moment, but the man did not meet the moment. On April 17, 1961, the U.S. sponsored invasion of Cuba at […]

in Retreat

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13 August 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 America in retreat By Douglas Cohn           WASHINGTON — America is in retreat and not only in Afghanistan. My book, “The President’s First Year” is subtitled: “None were prepared; some never learned – why the only school for […]

pandemic of the unvaccinated

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 6 August 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 A pandemic of the unvaccinated By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — The Spanish flu nearly simultaneously killed more people worldwide than World War I, a cautionary tale with lessons for today. The cities of Philadelphia […]