Tag: Trump

exPLAINers of the Week August 13-19

By Perfectly Plain Staff

This week we have stopped on two great pieces. The first is Jennifer Williams’ look at the Islamic pilgrimage to Mecca each year. The second is the Ben Shapiro’s look at why Trump backed candidates do better than those that oppose him. Williams and Shapiro do a great job and their works are worth a read.

By: Mark Thomas

Commentary: Supreme Court Decisions

By Pawan Naidu

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell seems to be playing chess when everyone else is playing checkers. This week’s Supreme Court decisions have not only given President Trump a major win, but it also gives McConnell a reason to celebrate.

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exPLAINers of the Week June 18-24

By the Perfectly Plain Staff

We scour the depths of the media to bring you, our dear readers, what the best explainer pieces are each week.

Fall of Facts

By Teodor Teofilov

When democracy is in crisis, we look for truth in facts. However, they are losing their ability to unite us around a consensus.