Unfit for Office

    Donald Trump’s narcissism makes it impossible for him to carry out the duties of the presidency in the way the Constitution requires. by George Conway edited by O Society October 5, 2019 On a third-down play last season, the Washington Redskins quarterback Alex Smith stood in shotgun formation, five yards behind the line of … Continue reading Unfit for Office

Trump, Biden, and the New Normal

The thing about democracy is the peaceful transfer of power. by O Society September 22, 2019 What I mean is if you ask yourself, "What's so great about democracy?" One answer is "it includes a peaceful transfer of power." Why does this matter? Well, if we look 'round the world, what we see is a … Continue reading Trump, Biden, and the New Normal

Who Really Controls the Message?

In response to Trump Controls the Message Because We Enable Him, one of our O Society people posed this question: Do you really think “Trump controls the message?” ‘Cause... I get the distinct impression he doesn’t." ^ This ^ is a fantastic observation. What do you think? by O Society August 5, 2019 What's going … Continue reading Who Really Controls the Message?

Play Through

By Michael Cavna edited by O Society Within hours after an anti-Trump cartoon proved popular on social media, its creator, Michael de Adder, was released from his freelance contract with Canada’s Brunswick News company. The timing of the news — which de Adder shared on social media over the weekend — raised eyebrows within the editorial cartooning … Continue reading Play Through

Twitter, Trump, and Sisyphus: The United States of Absurd

The idea of absurdism attempts to describe the human condition, but it can also help us understand our current social climate by Kameron McNair Daily Beast edited by O Society May 18, 2019 It’s hard for any person to log into social media without seeing something that makes them do a double take—maybe it’s a puppy … Continue reading Twitter, Trump, and Sisyphus: The United States of Absurd

How incompetent men fail their way to the top

Psychologist Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic says there's a simple reason incompetent men become leaders written by Nicole Karlis Salon edited by O Society April 4, 2019 It is perplexing to think although humans have unprecedented, near-instant access to more historical information than at any other point in history, we are in a political epoch characterized by a … Continue reading How incompetent men fail their way to the top

Trump’s Personality Disorder: the “What” in our collective “WTF?”

written by Maureen Herman & Katie Schwartz edited by O Society Mar 12, 2019 If Trump has a Personality Disorder it may be the “What” in the collective “WTF?” PHOTO BY CBS TELEVISION (LOST IN SPACE) “Danger, Will Robinson.” The presidency and public are in transition, awkwardly adjusting from Obama’s audacity of hope brand to … Continue reading Trump’s Personality Disorder: the “What” in our collective “WTF?”