The Trump conversion

by Burt Prelutsky -- My readers all know that I have been lukewarm about Donald Trump's candidacy from the very beginning. But I have seen the light. Any man who can generate more…

Coming in 2017: Obama's house of horrors

by Burt Prelutsky -- I have been wondering, now that Barack Obama only has another six months before he has to leave the key under the White House mat, what his presidential more…

Comey came a cropper

by Burt Prelutsky -- For those unfamiliar with the term, it means that someone has fallen on his heinie. And you'd be hard-pressed to find anyone who has ever taken a more more…

Hail, Britannia!

by Burt Prelutsky -- Perhaps it's because we get so little good news on this side of the Atlantic, but I found myself ecstatic when I heard that the Brits had bid more…

The 'that's not who we are' bleats

by Burt Prelutsky -- Whenever someone comes up with a sensible suggestion regarding guns, urban blacks, illegal aliens or Muslims, or, God forbid, dares to point out the constitutional limits on executive more…

A nation of narcissists

by Burt Prelutsky -- We have become the most self-absorbed people the world has ever known. Galileo was persecuted because he had the gall to declare that the sun, not the earth, more…

Anthony Weiner & assorted wieners

by Burt Prelutsky -- I couldn't wait to see the documentary "Weiner," which in about an hour and a half documented the remarkable fall, rise and fall of the former New York more…

An addictive society

by Burt Prelutsky -- There are various forms of addictions that are rampant in America today. The most obvious one involves illegal drugs. It's bad enough that millions of our citizens have more…

Underdogs and other curs

by Burt Prelutsky -- Most of us are raised to root for the underdog, for the person or people who somehow succeed in spite of the odds stacked against them. At least more…