As Mr. Trump's current bid continued to gain steam, my worry about the possibility of him becoming our president provoked a deep anxiety generating an occasional nightmare. How did he get into that position? I've been trying to figure that out.
Trump's policy--essentially international blackmail--threatens the Mexican government by turning off the southbound flow of tens of millions of American dollars that bolster local Mexican economies and help uncounted numbers of Mexican families survive.
Several people report they cannot forgive Eisenhower's moral and political failure to speak out and repudiate McCarthy. That is not how it went down with Ike, according to Jim Newton's excellent new biography, Eisenhower: The White House Years.