Margaret Carlson is a columnist for the Daily Beast. She was formerly the first woman columnist at Time magazine, a columnist at Bloomberg View, a weekly panelist on CNN’s “Capital Gang” and managing editor at the New Republic.
No one lasts forever with Trump—not a Cabinet secretary, not a lawyer, not a wife.
The president lied to distance himself from the racist chant his fans echoed back at him. Are some of the old norms holding up under the assault of our ratings-obsessed leader?
Respectable opinion reviles Trump, but the inconvenient truth is that what Democrats think will kill him may just make him stronger.
Of course the cable-news-watcher in chief didn’t want Alexander Acosta hanging around. The longer he stayed, the more the story would turn to Trump himself.
Farmers are used to battling acts of God, but not coping with a capricious act of man that has cut soybeans prices by 50% since 2014, costing Iowans more than $2 billion.
Like a bull, Trump is attracted to red flags waved at him.