Batavick: Ceaselessly entertaining, aware ‘there’s no such thing as bad publicity,’ Trump is this generation’s P.T. Barnum
According to a new biography, P.T. Barnum became known as one who “lied easily and often,” always sought opportunities “afforded for rapidly making money,” and exaggerated his wealth and success. Sound familiar?
If madmen continue to slaughter your loved ones and neighbors on the streets, in churches and temples, at concerts, night clubs, and in schools using military-style assault rifles and high-capacity magazines, you take away their arsenals. But that wasn’t the first reaction of many politicians who have long nursed at the teat of the National Rifle Association.