Donald Trump


Donald Trump and the Rewards of Hubris

Donald Trump and the Rewards of Hubris            Morgantown. Perhaps I have read too many Greek plays, but it seems to me that, thanks to the recently-inaugurated 45th President of the United States, we have now entered what might be called the Era of Hubris. For those not acquainted with the term, hubris is […]


NEW YEAR’S VILLANELLE IN THE TIME OF TRUMP 1

NEW YEAR’S VILLANELLE IN THE TIME OF TRUMP The world must now prepare for Donald Trump We are the disillusioned and surprised And what of dignity? Down in the dumps Along with decency, which took its lumps And kindness too, which suffered a black eye The world must now prepare for Donald Trump Who leaves […]


Super Hillary vs Super Trump — reloaded

Super Hillary vs Super Trump — reloaded 09.11.2016 (10:18 GMT)   Nun ist es also fast schon amtlich: Die nächste Apokalypse in der Weltpolitik hat stattgefunden. Trump holt 276 Wahlmänner- bzw Wahlfrauenstimmen und wird wohl nächster „Mr. President of the United States of America“ werden. Wieder hat die „Umwertung der Werte“ (vgl. Nietzsche) einen eklatanten […]


Super-Hillary versus Super-Trump

Super-Hillary versus Super-Trump 30.10.2016   Wo auch immer dieser Tage beide Kandidaten auftauchen — sei es nun in den Wahlkampf-Arenen der sog. „Swing-Staaten“, sei es irgendwo an der Ost- oder auch Westküste — immer bietet sich uns Betrachtern das gleiche Bild: Super Hillary im maßgeschneiderten Hosenanzug hocherfreut in die Menge grüßend, die in frenetischen Beifall […]


America’s Viagra Moment: Donald Trump

America’s Viagra Moment: Donald Trump Morgantown. Despite finding him odious and alarming, I watched all of Donald Trump’s speech in Charleston the other night and, when it ended, felt I finally understood the source of Trump’s amazing rise to power and political potency (pun intended): Donald Trump– braggadocio, puffed up rhetoric, beautiful young wife and […]