Riding the Back of the Tiger

And where the MAGA GOP seems to be heading

I was a mere ten years old and home from school on January 20, 1961. A major snowstorm had swept through the South and Midwest forcing schools to be closed before it moved eastward to the Atlantic seaboard. On inauguration day in Washington, snow blanketed the city and complicated the overall logistics for the inauguration of the newly elected president, John F. Kennedy.

Having never seen a presidential inauguration, I sat in our home’s compact kitchen and watched the proceedings on…

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Tom Davis

Tom Davis

Tom Davis is a 1972 West Point graduate with a Master’s degree from Harvard University. He is author of the Cold War novels “Conclave” and “Empty Quiver”.