A Solution for the Trump Election Freakout

Melanie SturmAmerican Politics

Think again blog

You wouldn’t know it from the stock market’s record-breaking tear since Hillary Clinton snatched defeat from the jaws of victory, but the mood among Trump-averse Americans remains bleak. Blinkered with rage and disbelief because Clinton … Read More

Reflections of an Anti-Trump GOP Delegate

Melanie SturmAmerican Politics

It’s been a rough last few months, and I’m not just referring to the alarming presidential contest between the two most egomaniacal, morally-compromised and disliked candidates in electoral history.  Perhaps it’s divine intervention that I’ve … Read More

The Truth About Lying’s Consequences

Melanie SturmAmerican Politics

“You can’t handle the truth!” Jack Nicholson shouted at Tom Cruise during the climactic court-martial scene in the movie “A Few Good Men.” Caught in a lie that exposed his “above-the-law” mentality, Nicholson’s character, Col. … Read More