Originally published on FoxNews.com. In “The Wizard of Oz,” Emerald City is ruled by a dictator who uses fear and the illusion of power to get his way. Then Dorothy stands up to the Wizard and reveals him to be a little man on a stool using a megaphone to make his voice, and himself, appear more … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: Donald Trump and the shutdown reveal him as The Wizard of Oz — all smoke and bluster and not much else
Originally published on FoxNews.com. Two years ago, Donald Trump took the oath of office and delivered a dystopian inaugural address that was more midnight in America than morning in America. Two years later, Trump’s actions have taken a toll on our country that warrants the dark view of his speech. There is one line in his inaugural address that … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: Two years of Trump and it’s midnight (not morning) in America
Originally published on FoxNews.com. Few know how to bring government to a grinding halt better than Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky. After all, it was McConnell who said in 2016: "One of my proudest moments was when I told Obama, 'You will not fill this Supreme Court vacancy.’” McConnell succeeded in denying President Obama … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: Sen. Mitch McConnell has a problem – And it’s Donald Trump
Originally published on FoxNews.com. In this season of Christmas as Christians around the world celebrate the birth of Jesus, it is important to remember the journey Jesus, Mary, and Joseph traveled. Their journey is recounted in the Gospel of Matthew where Mary and Joseph flee Judea for Egypt fearing Jesus would be murdered by King … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: On Christmas, let’s remember that Jesus and his family were also refugees
Originally published on FoxNews.com. As the old saying goes “Once is a mistake. Twice is a pattern. Three times is a habit.” There seems to be a habit of demonizing women in politics as they become more powerful. What starts as a whisper campaign becomes a hurricane of criticism that is designed to defeat them … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: Demonizing women should NOT be a winning political strategy
Originally published on FoxNews.com. Donald Trump’s first official visit, just 24 hours after his inauguration, was to the CIA. A highly unusual location for a first appearance, Trump, still wearing his overcoat indoors, stood before a sacred symbol to address his audience, the marble wall marked with stars, each one representing the loss of those … Continue reading Mary Anne Marsh: What is the Trump, CIA and Saudi Arabia connection?