China tried, but it has not worked out. What now? Something important, apparently.
Yes, we find it difficult to live together and our enemies abroad do not rest. But we are not a nation in peril, so we can share a chuckle.
When metaphors in politics are not just stupidly unhelpful, they’re designed to cut off debates.
The media backlash against the president has been as shocking as the election result.
Alleging “an unusually extensive network of relationships” won’t do it.
He lies all the time, but forget about his words for a while.
Let’s not equate the adoption of policies with intelligence or righteousness.
Whatever one’s view of Trump, he has mastered the art of fighting battles on his own terms.
The phrase is just a handy way to add a charge of dishonesty to their criticism.
Maybe his remarks weren’t an expression of contempt for the media, but a rejection of a cynical game.