Heather Digby Parton

Heather Digby Parton, also known as "Digby," is a contributing writer to Salon.

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Lindsey Graham says Trump's Ukraine policy was incoherent. It wasn't. He knew what he wanted. But the strategy to defend the president in this impeachment proceeding is certainly incoherent at this point. (Photo: Alex Wong/Getty Images) Views
Friday, November 08, 2019
Looks Like GOP Might Run With the "Moron Defense" for Trump
A couple of weeks ago I wrote about President Trump's defense strategy in the Ukraine scandal, noting that he's basically running the same play that he ran during the Mueller investigation. He finds a few catchphrases to use on Twitter and during interviews and just repeats them over and over again...
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Donald Trump, June 1995 (AP/Kathy Willens) Views
Wednesday, October 03, 2018
Daddy’s Boy: New York Times Investigation Exposes the Breadth of Trump’s Lies and Corruption
On his way out of town on Tuesday afternoon, President Trump took some questions from the press corps and defended embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's youthful drinking habits. Trump said that while he has never had a beer himself he knows lots of people who have and he doesn't...
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"There's never been a president in history for whom words matter less." (Photo: Tom Williams / CQ Roll Call) Views
Wednesday, January 31, 2018
Trump’s Speech Wasn’t The Scary Part: All The Republican Groveling Was
I waited for TV pundits to declare the "pivot" and proclaim Donald Trump to be our one true president after Tuesday night's lengthy State of the Union address. But with the exception of Fox News State TV, most were less effusive than the last time he addressed a joint session of Congress. That's...
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