How can it be that a derogatory label for a woman is also seen as an honor and a triumph? Answer: Because they're used to it. It's an old tradition. And because women are creative and take what they can get. They have learned to make blessings out of intended curses. That's our talent.
Donald Trump all but declared war (once again) on the media this week, after they actually did their jobs and investigated whether Trump had made good on his claims of donating millions to veterans' charities.
It is unclear if Donald Trump has rewritten the rules of political campaigning but he has unquestionably left pundits and political scientists baffled by his success. Most careful observers of politics (present authors included) believed Trump would have washed out quickly and decisively.
This week saw the triumphant return of Stephen Colbert after two harrowing days off the air. President Obama continued his quest to out-sing all of his Republican rivals. And Mitt Romney compared himself to George Constanza.