Will Durst

Circus Trump | Raging Moderate

Like Cirque de Soleil, the Donald Trump Circus has many touring productions. The Oval Office. The White House. The Cabinet. Both Republican held Houses of… Continue reading

The Rites of Spring | Raging Moderate

Easter is a most peculiar holiday, which is saying something, considering so many other religious festivities litter our calendar. For instance, it’s the only one… Continue reading

March Madness in the White House | Raging Moderate

And once again the crowd goes wild with a bad case of March Madness. The phrase is usually associated with the wacky zany antics surrounding… Continue reading

Ways Democrats Could Screw Up the Midterms | Raging Moderate

Okay, Democrats, settle down. Drop the confetti and back away from the champagne. Stop punching each other in the arm, making with the whoop-whoop noises.… Continue reading

GOP Bridal Remorse Over Marrying Trump | Raging Moderate

Like most arranged marriages, the blessed union between Donald Trump and the Republican Party turned stormy even before Ms. Daniels arrived on the scene. The… Continue reading

The Cafeteria Lady is Packing Heat | Raging Moderate

President Donald Trump tossed out some wacky nonsense about arming teachers, which encouraged the press and public to go nuts debating this ludicrous suggestion, totally… Continue reading

Republican Cherry Picking | Raging Moderate

We all know what “cherry picking” is. Sifting through available evidence to pluck out the bits and pieces that support one particular narrative while ignoring… Continue reading

From Bipartisan to Treasonous | Raging Moderate

During the State of the Union Address, President Donald Trump said many hopeful things, including that he wants to work with Democrats. Yeah, right. He… Continue reading

Reign of Error | Raging Moderate

It’s been quite a year, the exact reverse of that whole “time flies when you’re having fun” thing. These last twelve months have slogged by… Continue reading

A Few 2018 Predictions | Raging Moderate

Time for a few choice words for the not-so-dearly departed year of 2017. And those words are… “You sucked. Go away. Stay there. Keep it… Continue reading

Santa Should Have Left These Gifts | Raging Moderate

Hey!!! Sorry. Just trying to rouse everyone from their tranquil basking in the afterglow of the most wonderful time of the year. You know, the… Continue reading

Donald Trump as Robbing Hood | Raging Moderate

They’re partying at the Cracker Barrel. Wings are flying out of Hooters. The Olive Garden’s endless breadsticks have been depleted. Wherever Republicans celebrate, cans of… Continue reading

A Democratic Pulse | Raging Moderate

Let’s send a big fat congratulatory shout out to former U.S. Attorney Doug Jones for capturing the Senate seat in Alabama, the first Democrat to… Continue reading

Top 10 Comedic News Stories of 2017 | Raging Moderate

Put down the nog. Let in the dog. Delay your spouse’s jog. Buy a mask for the smog. Alert the press in Prague. Because the… Continue reading

No Means No | Raging Moderate

An avalanche of revelations concerning public figures engaging in various sexual assaults has tumbled down upon our heads, and the airwaves are consumed with accusations,… Continue reading

I’m Thankful For… | Raging Moderate

And now its time to give thanks for the best American holiday of them all: Thanksgiving. Which could not conceivably come at a better time.… Continue reading

A Classier Class War | Raging Moderate

Just when you thought America had fallen down the rabbit hole entering an undiscovered country with no recognizable features and a strange distorted landscape, whom… Continue reading

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Watergate | Raging Moderate

The initial grand jury indictments in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation have dropped like a box of rocks and include something called “Conspiracy against the… Continue reading

Trump Takes Aim at His Own Feet | Raging Moderate

Like the previous week and every one since February, the last seven day period has been a perfect example of why the current administration gets… Continue reading

Rex Tillerson Shouldn’t Have Gone Full ‘Moron’ | Raging Moderate

Here’s the deal: You don’t start out by calling someone a “moron.” That’s a final exclamatory heave after exhausting all other slanders. Fool. Jerk. Pinhead.… Continue reading