The start of the Winter Olympics coincided with a significant winter storm here in Chicago, and somewhere between my fifth trip out to shovel the sidewalk and my third pulled muscle, I reached a conclusion fans of these Olympic games might not appreciate: The Winter Olympics lack realism.
"But wait!" the Olympic faithful cry. "What's more real ...Read more
As one of America's pre-eminent journalists, I have close ties to the White House and was able to obtain this extremely authentic and in no way fabricated advance copy of President Donald Trump's upcoming State of the Union address.
Breaking with tradition, he has titled it: "The State of MY Union Show."
It is, as you might expect, the best ...Read more
High-profile news events like the government shutdown and the massive women's marches held across the country over the weekend have drawn the average American's attention away from a significant threat: Paddington.
The movie "Paddington 2" -- about a talking bear who lives in England and, for some reason, doesn't terrify people -- has become a ...Read more
There are two things we know for certain:
1) President Donald Trump is a genius. A stable one, at that.
2) Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is a witch hunt and there was absolutely no collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government.
We know those two ...Read more
The president of the United States is a liar.
That is, to any person with even the loosest grip on reality, a fact.
So it is with staggering hypocrisy that President Donald Trump tweeted his most recent media critique Sunday: "Very little discussion of all the purposely false and defamatory stories put out this week by the Fake News Media. ...Read more
The latest development in Gross America can be summed up in a rather simple headline: "President Trump offers direct endorsement of Senate candidate Roy Moore."
That's plenty, I suppose, because in Gross America we only read the headlines. No need for additional information. In fact, if you've read this far into the column I'll assume you're ...Read more