At The Progressive, Ruth Conniff discusses why Donald Trump’s speech proved to be a big fail: “After two months in office, Donald Trump has succeeded in setting an extraordinarily low bar for himself. How else to explain the widespread praise for his ‘presidential’ demeanor is his appearance before a joint session of Congress Tuesday night? Compared with his angry, apocalyptic Inaugural Address, Trump sounded relatively coherent, or at least not stark raving mad.” Read the full post at The Progressive.