Will Durst

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

Republican Logic on Guns Makes Me Twitch | Raging Moderate

Sadly fascinating to endure another predictable dance performed on the national stage by our elected politicians in response to the recent horrendous concert shooting in… Continue reading

Trump Needs to Stop Ruining Sundays | Raging Moderate

Opinions on the recent rash of football players taking a knee during the national anthem are like knobby elbows: everybody’s got at least one. Donald… Continue reading

Typhoon Trump | Raging Moderate

Considering the severity of the cascade of disasters descending upon us lately, we should thank our lucky stars we’re able to talk about them. Earthquakes,… Continue reading

How They Spent Their Summer Vacation | Raging Moderate

And so we bid a hearty “Welcome Back” to our elected representatives as they reluctantly trudge back to Washington following their annual summer recess, and… Continue reading

Boy, Labor Day Came Fast This Year | Raging Moderate

Labor Day? Already? You got to be kidding. How the hell did that happen? Eight months of the year have expired? 2017 is two-thirds over?… Continue reading

What Trump Says vs. What Trump Means | Raging Moderate by Will Durst

Most presidents try to avoid controversy by painstakingly parsing their words like a fifth grader conserving an allowance at the county fair. Reluctant to reflect… Continue reading