To Comfort The Afflicted
And Afflict The Comfortable

To Comfort The Afflicted And Afflict The Comfortable

Monday, November 18, 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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No, Everybody Doesn’t Abuse The Presidency

The testimonies of State Department official George Kent and acting U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine William Taylor confirmed the elements of the Ukraine scandal that...

Is He Their President Or Ours?

Instead of watching Fox News, which manufactures heroic propaganda about President Donald Trump, Republican voters could learn much more from seeing a few hours...

Now Republicans Hate The Rules They Made

BY JOE CONASON Congressional Republicans don't want to debate President Donald Trump's attempt to extort political prosecutions of Americans from Ukraine – and given the...

Trump’s New Mouthpiece

BY JOE CONASON On the same day the White House plunged the nation into a constitutional crisis by refusing to provide witnesses or documents to...

Smearing Joe Biden, 2016 Style

BY JOE CONASON Not only is Joe Biden innocent of any wrongdoing in Ukraine – as almost every legitimate news organization now acknowledges – but...

The Voice Of A Gangster

BY JOE CONASON To anyone familiar with the life and times of Donald Trump, there was nothing surprising in the tone of his July 25...

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...