John L. Micek

The Populist and His Crew of Billionaires | John L. Micek

A cabinet populated by bankers and wealthy insiders. A $1 million premier package of tickets to the presidential inauguration in January. And a posh dinner… Continue reading

Tweeter in Chief | John L. Micek

It’s 3 a.m. and Donald Trump can’t sleep. Restless, he tosses back and forth between Egyptian cotton sheets. The sweat builds on his forehead. His… Continue reading

Make our (Costly) Infrastructure Great Again | John L. Micek

By his own admission, President-elect Donald Trump is a guy who likes to build stuff: A golf course in Scotland. A hotel in Washington, D.C.… Continue reading

Trump Will Have a Hard Time Draining the Swamp | John L. Micek

The internet justifiably lost its collective mind this week with the news that President-elect Donald Trump had appointed Stephen K. Bannon, a leading voice of… Continue reading

In Victory, A Side of Trump I Didn’t Expect | John L. Micek

The campaign is done. The votes are counted. And America is waking up from one of the strangest, angriest and most divisive presidential campaigns in… Continue reading

Take a Deep Breath and Vote Hillary | John L. Micek

On Tuesday, I’m going to get up bright and early, drop my daughter off at school and head to my local polling place to do… Continue reading