Tag Archives: Frank Bruni

Donald J. Quixote Is America’s First Potemkin President

The new White House administration is pretty much Donald Trump and Kellyanne Panza (tip o’ the pixel to New York Times columnist Frank Bruni). From Russell Berman’s piece in The Atlantic: A President Without an Administration The Trump transition is behind … Continue reading

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Quote o’ the Day (Dislike Ted Cruz Edition)

From Frank Bruni’s latest New York Times op-ed column: [A] Bush 2000 alumnus said to me: “Why do people take such an instant dislike to Ted Cruz? It just saves time.” Ouch.

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NYT’s Bruni: MA Senate Race ‘Sadly Petty’

New York Times op-ed columnist Frank Bruni has exceedingly low expectations for the expected Elizabeth Warren-Scott Brown Senate smackdown in Massachusetts: I have my doubts that Elizabeth Warren is elitist and I’m not convinced Scott Brown is sexist, but I’m … Continue reading

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Politicians Taxing The English Language

Chalk up another one for the forces of Englessh – the process whereby words take on an ever narrower meaning. Latest exhibit, from Frank Bruni’s Sunday New York Times column about Grover Norquist, head of Americans for Tax Reform: Moments earlier, … Continue reading

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