Dick Polman

On the Supreme Court, Democrats Simply Lost | Dick Polman

When Senate Republicans decided last year to ditch their constitutional duty — by stiffing President Obama’s eminently qualified Supreme Court nominee, denying him even the… Continue reading

Will the Men in the White Coats Drag Trump Away? | Dick Polman

Check out the 25th Constitutional Amendment. A vice president, working with a “majority of either the principle officers of the executive departments, or of such… Continue reading

Too Sleazy Even for the Trump Swamp | Dick Polman

As an unpopular charlatan prepares to place his hand on a Bible (of all things) with the lowest-ever approval rating for an incoming president, and… Continue reading

Trump is Sabotaging His Own Presidency | Dick Polman

During Wednesday’s choleric press conference, Donald Trump compared the intelligence community to the Nazis. Not a good idea. Actually, Trump has been trash-talking the intel… Continue reading

Can Megyn Kelly Thrive Outside the Bubble? | Dick Polman

When the news broke Tuesday that Megyn Kelly was leaving the Fox News bubble to pursue a broader audience at NBC, my initial thought was:… Continue reading

The Latest Lie From Trump’s Alt-Reality | Dick Polman

You never hear the term “black liar” anymore. I think it died in the 19th century, which is a shame, because it’d be a kick… Continue reading

Six Things We Need to Know About the Trump-Russia Connection | Dick Polman

The latest intelligence revelations about Russia’s cyberpush for Donald Trump are so persuasive that even congressional Republican leaders have been compelled to take notice. There… Continue reading

Beyond the Beltway, Democrats are Even Worse Off | Dick Polman

We’re all so fixated on what’s happening right now in Washington - where Team Trump, shocked by its own victory, is scrambling to form a… Continue reading

The Primal Scream for Trump and What It Means | Dick Polman

I didn’t think it would happen. I was wrong. And if it’s true what they say, that misery loves company, well, I have plenty of… Continue reading

Jefferson/Adams was the Clinton/Trump of It’s Day | Dick Polman

Politics are such a torment that I would advise everyone I love not to mix with them. Wait, that’s not me talking in 2016. That… Continue reading

Wait, We’re Talking about Utah?! | DICK POLMAN

Mike Pence hit the stump in Utah on Wednesday. Yes, Utah.

Donald Trump: The Banana Republic Candidate | DICK POLMAN

Down in the dark where the demons live, Donald Trump surely knows he's DOA. So he figures that what the heck, he might as well do his best to exhibit his very worst.

Crooked Don’s Slush Fund and the ’16 Double Standard | DICK POLMAN

Yes, folks, it's time for another episode of "Imagine The Outcry!"

The Seniors Running for President Should Cough Up Their Medical Records | DICK POLMAN

I won't waste your time trying to use Feeling Poorlygate as an excuse to play amateur doctor — plenty of people in the basket of deplorables are doing that already — because here's the sagacious bottom line.

Trump’s Real Pay-to-Pay Scandal Ignored by the Media | DICK POLMAN

How refreshing it is, after weeks and months of faux Clinton Foundation "scandals," after all the fatuous media talk about "optics" and "perceptions," to finally have a real foundation scandal to chew on. An actual example of pay-to-play, of money given and a favor granted. And it comes to us courtesy of Donald Trump.

How False Media Equivalency is Benefiting Trump | DICK POLMAN

Back in early May, I predicted that the mainstream media's "objectivity" rituals would kick in as autumn neared, "balancing" the two major candidates according to the timeworn rules of "on of the one hand, on the other hand," thus leaving the impression that Hillary Clinton (seasoned and experienced, whatever her flaws) and Donald Trump (manifestly unfit, by dint of his temperament and ignorance) can somehow be equated.

Let’s Chew on the New Clinton Foundation Nothingburger | DICK POLMAN

The mainstream media has a tough time "balancing" the coverage of a presidential campaign where one candidate is temperamentally suited for the Oval Office and the other candidate belongs in a middle school locker room, snapping wet towels.

Roger Ailes and Donald Trump Deserve Each Other | DICK POLMAN

If you read Superman comics as a kid, you're probably familiar with Bizarro World — the planet where everything is the opposite of life on Earth. I bring this up because it's clear Donald Trump is running for president of Bizarro World.

Hillary Clinton’s Transparency Phobia | DICK POLMAN

Hillary Clinton is riding high, thanks to the latest Trumplosions. But just because she's winning in the polls, we shouldn't whitewash her flaws. And here's one that sticks in my craw.

Can the GOP Nuke Its Own Nominee? | DICK POLMAN

The Republican race has gone nuclear.