To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Sunday, September 15, 2019

Joe Conason

Joe Conason is an American journalist, author and liberal political commentator. He writes a column for Salon.com and has written a number of books, including Big Lies, which addresses what he says are myths spread about liberals by conservatives.

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Is Trump Playing With A Full Deck?

BY JOE CONASON Over the past few weeks, Donald Trump has previewed his campaign against Joe Biden, still apparently the leading candidate for the Democratic...

A Clear And Present Danger

BY JOE CONASON Whenever Donald Trump says or tweets a remark that embarrasses our country before the world, conventional analysis suggests that it is yet...

Why Trump Tweeted A Conspiracy Smear

BY JOE CONASON When Donald Trump retweeted a malicious fantasy about the apparent suicide of imprisoned pedophile Jeffrey Epstein, he wasn't merely entertaining his deluded...

No, Mr. President, Not Both Sides

BY JOE CONASON After the massacres in Dayton, OH, and El Paso, TX, we watched Donald Trump, the president who spends most of his time...

Democrats, Get Out Of Your Own Way

BY JOE CONASON Robert Mueller's testimony disappointed anyone seeking drama, but his performance isn't the problem. What keeps congressional Democrats from fulfilling their constitutional duty...

Who Hates America?

BY JOE CONASON Nobody expects Donald Trump to speak the truth about himself or his opponents anymore. To support him requires a suspension of disbelief...

How Did Jeffrey Epstein Escape Justice?

BY JOE CONASON The case of super-rich sex offender Jeffrey Epstein is so disturbing, not only because dozens of women say he victimized them as...

The Opposite Of Patriotism

BY JOE CONASON Vindication is not always a happy feeling, not when the nation is at such grave risk. In years past, I've often devoted my...

Democracy’s Enemies Within

BY JOE CONASON Among the most disturbing moments during the last presidential election cycle occurred in September 2016, when a group of top intelligence officials...