Tag Archives: John Bolton

GOP: He’s guilty, so what, let’s acquit


Swamp Rabbit said he was worried about me. I wasn’t working today, and I hadn’t even ventured outside my swamp shack to pick a fight with someone. “Stop watching that impeachment trial,” he said. “It’s turning you into a nut … Continue reading

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Change your story, change your life!


Swamp Rabbit and I were arguing about lying politicians. I used to think most of them lied only when they thought there was little danger of being found out. Like Richard Nixon, who famously said, “I’m not a crook.” But … Continue reading

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Half-cocked and loaded


We were talking about Trump and Twitter. Swamp Rabbit noted that making threats is a dangerous habit for a president who has no self-control and isn’t on good terms with the English language. “Take a look at these here tweets,” … Continue reading

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Out with the old knave, in with the new


“John Bolton’s ouster makes the world safer,” according to a headline in The Nation, but the analysis that followed was unpersuasive. Yes, the mustachioed loony is gone but not his boss, who has launched a misguided trade war against China, … Continue reading

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Bomb Iran! Oops, my bad, never mind


Swamp Rabbit fed the last of his sardines to the swamp cats as I ended my rant about the state of the nation with a quotation that’s been in the news: As democracy is perfected, the office of president represents, … Continue reading

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John ‘Bomb Iran’ Bolton may yet get his wish


I spoke to the president over the last several days, and President Trump told me that if Iran does anything at all to the negative, they will pay a price like few countries have ever paid before. — National security … Continue reading

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