When the dreaded ‘other’ is an angry white man

( CNN) Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham once delivered an odd warning. No one is making that complaint anymore. Lately, the news seems fitted with grim mug shots of angry white guys. A white man allegedly kills two black people at a supermarket after failing minutes later to enter a black church. Another opens flame at…

Justice Kavanaugh: What to expect

( CNN) Now that Brett Kavanaugh has taken a seat on the Supreme court, what might we expect? To help answer this question, it is useful to employ a modified version of then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld’s quote about “knowns” and “unknowns.” The new swing justice — representing the ideological middle of the court and…

Why House Democrats must vigorously analyse Trump

( CNN) Beginning in January, House Democrats must investigate Donald Trump’s administration — and they must do so aggressively. President Trump’s tenure has raised an unprecedented number of red flags about the abuse of power that might be taking place inside the executive branch. The questions seem unending. Did Trump attempt to obstruct justice during…