Donald Trump is forcing us to rethink the metaphors of scandal. He’s showing us the “-gate” in Watergate. For example, Trump’s Mar-a-Lagogate can be compared to President Bill Clinton’s 1993 Travelgate.
Donald Trump is forcing us to rethink the metaphors of scandal. He’s showing us the “-gate” in Watergate. For example, Trump’s Mar-a-Lagogate can be compared to President Bill Clinton’s 1993 Travelgate. Alex Brandon The Associated Press
Donald Trump is forcing us to rethink the metaphors of scandal. He’s showing us the “-gate” in Watergate. For example, Trump’s Mar-a-Lagogate can be compared to President Bill Clinton’s 1993 Travelgate. Alex Brandon The Associated Press
Jack Ohman

Jack Ohman

Editorial cartoonist, writer and Joe King’s alter ego

Jack Ohman

Trump at the ‘-gate’? This administration is so bad, describing it requires a new language

May 13, 2017 5:31 AM

Comments

Videos

About This Blog


Jack Ohman joined The Sacramento Bee in 2013. He previously worked at the Oregonian, the Detroit Free Press and the Columbus Dispatch. His work is syndicated to more than 200 newspapers by Tribune Media Services. Jack won the Pulitzer Prize in 2016 and was a Pulitzer finalist in 2012. He has won the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award, the Scripps Foundation Award, the national SPJ Award, and was the finalist for the Herblock Prize in 2013. Contact Jack at johman@sacbee.com. Twitter: @JACKOHMAN.