January 29, 2023

everyone do it

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28 Jan 2023 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Does everybody do it? By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — The revelation that Vice President Mike Pence had classified documents in his home in Indiana rocketed through the political world on […]

antecedent in Ukraine

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 Jan 2023 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 No antecedent in Ukraine By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Perhaps there is some overriding secret reason for President Biden’s reluctance to send Ukraine the military equipment it needs, but such […]

who followed Trump’s playbook

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 31 Dec 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 He who followed Trump’s playbook By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Where did George Santos come from? The 34-year-old won a congressional seat in New York as a Republican based on […]

Trump Replacement

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 30 Dec 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The Trump replacement By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis has not said much about Ukraine, at least not recently. He is probably trying to figure out […]

Arms to Ukraine

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 13 Dec 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Slow-walking arms to Ukraine By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift                      WASHINGTON — From the start of the Russo-Ukraine War, the Biden administration and NATO have slow-walked assistance to Ukraine. Initially, it was assumed […]

Comes to The Hotel Palats

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 Nov 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Everyone comes to the Hotel Palats By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           KHERSON, UKRAINE — Everyone comes to the Palats, a four-story boutique hotel in the heart of Mykolaiv and temporary quarters for an eclectic assortment of […]

the Russian periphery

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 28 Oct 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective A pawn on the Russian periphery America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           CHISINAU, MOLDOVA — Unlit streetlights line the streets in this little-known outpost of democracy, this microcosm of resurgent post-Soviet dangers threatening the West. A non-NATO nation […]

contrarian view of the economy

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 17 Oct 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 A contrarian view of the economy By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — It is time for us contrarians to state our case. The contrarian theory is predicated upon the reality that when most people predict something […]