In Trump's America, mass protests become the New Normal

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Under a ridiculously radiant sun that practically burned a hole through the January gray, they kept pouring into Thomas Paine Plaza across... Read more

Dear GOP: Don't retreat from the real America in Philly

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Dear Congressional Republicans, Welcome to Philadelphia. No, seriously. While it's true that your new President Trump lost here by 455,000... Read more

Why Trump's massive Big Lie doesn't change anything

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As I type this, CNN's various talking heads seem to be having mild-to-moderate strokes over the apparent meltdown du jour of Day 5 of the Trump... Read more

JFK asked what we can do for country. Trump demands it

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I guess scheduling was never my strong suit. For a guy who went out for his high school paper more than four decades ago with this hope of... Read more

Obama was the right man for the wrong time

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Attytood readers, you and I have been through a lot of ups and downs these last few years. There were nights when I fell asleep wondering whether... Read more

Why is Pat Toomey afraid of Philly?

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My colleague Helen Ubiñas weighed in last week on public officials who -- contrary to the key word in their job description -- seem... Read more

What's up, Doc (and Mr. Mayor), with the Trump flirtations?

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It was just the other day that we were talking about the moral bankruptcy of the national Democratic Party when it came to addressing its internal... Read more

The scary, slow creep of Trumpism. Is it fascism?

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"To live in the process is absolutely not to notice it -- please try to believe me -- unless one has a much greater degree of political awareness... Read more