December 1, 2022

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 […]

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 […]

for money paying for lying

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 14 Oct 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Lying for money; paying for lying By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — We just received a crash course on punishing people who lie for money. Hit them in their bank account. You know who they are […]

power of hate

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7 Oct 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The power of hate By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — American politics have become so tribal that voting against the other side is more important than assessing the candidate on your side. Hate is the motivator, […]

the midterms go so goes 2024

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 29 Sep 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 As the midterms go, so goes 2024 By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — The outcome of two races will tell America if there is a blue wave or a red wave – or no wave at […]

counter threat

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 22 Sep 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The counter threat By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — The world is at a crisis point. Russian President Putin has threatened the use of nuclear weapons in Ukraine. The war is going badly for Russia, and […]

and Bolsonaro

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 16 Sep 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 Barr and Bolsonaro By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — Call it an evolution or a revolution, it’s an important development that former attorney general William Barr appeared on Fox News multiple times to denounce the ruling […]

The king’s duty

IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9 Sep 2022 WASHINGTON MERRY-GO-ROUND Today’s Events in Historical Perspective America’s Longest-Running Column Founded 1932 The king’s duty By Douglas Cohn and Eleanor Clift           WASHINGTON — With the passing of Queen Elizabeth II, her son, now King Charles III, delivered a heart-felt speech but failed to address the most existential question facing the […]