Obama at his hypocritical best

by Burt Prelutsky -- The only thing that made sitting through Obama's Farewell Address bearable was the realization that he would have to vacate the premises in 10 days. But I must more…

A joyous, Obama-less 2017

by Burt Prelutsky -- To begin with, this is already a very good year. I refer to the fact that scores of you actually knew that my birthday was on the 5th more…

The U.N. & other catastrophes

by Burt Prelutsky -- I have often railed at the absurdity of there being an 11-week interval between the election of a president and his assuming office. I realize it used to more…

Why Hillary lost -- in 5 words

by Burt Prelutsky -- It seems that the wealthiest donors to Hillary Clinton's failed campaign are demanding answers as they seek to discover why a billion, four hundred thousand dollars, wasn't enough more…

Time schmucks' unseemly Trump insult

by Burt Prelutsky -- I don't think anyone could seriously question Time magazine's naming Donald Trump its Person of the Year, especially not when you understand it bases the decision on the more…

Trump unpresidential? Thank God

by Burt Prelutsky -- The other night, I heard what might be the greatest political speech of my life. It was Donald Trump, in Cincinnati, thanking Ohio voters for helping him win more…

The Uncivil War

by Burt Prelutsky -- I keep hearing reports of sons and daughters essentially disinheriting their parents because mom and dad voted for Trump. It merely goes to confirm what has appeared obvious more…

The Hollywood echo-chamber effect

by Burt Prelutsky -- I had anticipated that with Trump's victory, I would have the chance to take a deep breath and put my feet up, but no such luck. The world more…

Elections have consequences

by Burt Prelutsky -- I want to take this opportunity to state that although I'm still so buoyant that I haven't yet returned to earth, I intend to be as honest and, more…

Yippee! Clinton defanged

by Burt Prelutsky -- Apparently, the age of miracles isn't over. I wish I could say I saw it coming, if only because I could have cashed in by making a big more…