Why I Ended My Relationship with Jake Tapper

Photograph by 1st Class Petty Officer Chad J. McNeeley, distributed by the Department of Defense, accessed from commons.wikimedia.org You can love a guy, but when his friends are assholes, it just won’t work out. After I retired a few years ago, CNN became the background music of my life. Donald Trump had recently exploded on the … Continue reading Why I Ended My Relationship with Jake Tapper

The Challanges of Teaching Truth in the Age of Trump: If I Had Not Retired, I May Have Been Fired!

I remember when my daughter announced that Donald Trump had entered the race for the Republican nominee. I laughed, thinking it was a joke. How could a shady businessman and reality TV host earn the trust of the American public? It seemed absurd. I watched The Apprentice for the first few seasons - it was … Continue reading The Challanges of Teaching Truth in the Age of Trump: If I Had Not Retired, I May Have Been Fired!