All posts tagged Trump

Further thoughts on the election and voters

The post-election events showed that the United States is far ahead on the road to becoming a banana republic. Before the 1990s, only the 1960 election was considered dubious. On the other hand, rumors of election fraud spread about the last four presidents. The Supreme Court stole the 2000 election. (According to Trump and his […]

Banana republic watch(UPDATE)

Update: Ok, it looks like I acted early. Frankly, I am happy with the result. Glad I was (partially) wrong. I still agree with some of what I have said. The shy Trump voter effect has been overestimated, and victories like Arizona are not Biden’s success, but Trump’s failure. And I still believe that betting markets […]

You are not in Turkey

Scott Sumner recently wrote a post listing some of the features of banana republics. For my country, Turkey, it is obvious that almost all are correct(except #15). Considering that the same government has existed for 20 years, it might be worse not to have that. From this point of view, Pelosi’s statement becomes more meaningful. […]