Note to Network and Cable News Outlets: STOP Serving as President Trump’s Smokescreen

President Donald J. Trump obsesses about your coverage of him. He fumes when you write about his 20,055 lies (as of July 9), and he labels you “fake news.” He repeatedly tells his shrinking base, “The Fake News Media is UNHINGED…They are deceiving the public and knowingly making up their ‘facts’ and ‘sources’ in order […]

Seeking Loyalty over Competence

Good Decisions Require Thoughtful Deliberation During my days leading organizations of various sizes and complexity I often had the responsibility to recruit and hire people who would manage program units crucial to our mission. I always took the time needed to make sure all personnel decisions were weighed thoroughly, carefully and with deliberation. It seems […]

Threatened by the Truth? Create a Diversion

“Who cares about the virus, economic collapse and unrest? President Trump has said he wants  Senator Lindsey Graham to  investigate the investigation into Russian election interference, and Graham complied. With party-line votes, he circumvented decades-old rules to give himself unilateral power to issue subpoenas to Trump’s favorite villains: John Brennan, James Clapper, James Comey, Andrew McCabe, […]