October 2, 2022

Message to Manchin

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 29 October 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 A message to Manchin By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin (D) is ignobly standing in the breach, behind a shield of ignorance, before bewildered colleagues as he spews mantras as […]

the money not the polss

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 October 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Follow the money, not the polls By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — The mood of the country is not good. The Pandemic has not yet ended. People are worried about inflation. Interest rates are expected […]

Sun Rising

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 15 October 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Rising sun rising By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — The land of the rising sun is rising again, and this time not as an enemy, but as one of America’s strongest and most reliable allies. […]

angst to love politics American style

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8 October 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 From angst to love; politics American style By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — Forget the gamesmanship on Capitol Hill. America will pay its bills and President Biden will get his legislative package, and what is […]

Vietnam and George Washington

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 1 October 2021 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Afghanistan, Vietnam, and George Washington By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — The nation’s top generals testified on Capitol Hill about the defeat in Afghanistan and how the Afghan Army they had built over 20 years […]