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Brian Karem

Brian Karem is the senior White House correspondent for Playboy magazine. He successfully sued Donald Trump to keep his press pass after Trump tried to suspend it. He has also gone to jail to defend a reporter’s right to keep confidential sources.


Articles by Brian Karem

November 20, 2020 5:30 am

Can We Get Along Together After Trump?

Let’s learn from the example of Daryl Davis.
Brian Karem
November 6, 2020 2:54 pm

The Lies from the Trump White House are Getting Desperate

The November 5 press conference was a new low point for the Office of the President as Trump made baseless claims about the state of the electoral race.
Brian Karem
November 1, 2020 12:32 pm

Trump Co-Opts Mexican Holiday with Proclamation Demonizing Illegal Immigrants

Forget the “huddled masses yearning to breathe free”—the president says there’s “no room at the inn.”
Brian Karem
October 31, 2020 5:22 am

Trump the Fly-Catcher

He offers lies and empty promises. What do his most fervent followers see in him?
Brian Karem
October 20, 2020 5:30 am

The Donald Trump Show Must Go On

The madness continues on the campaign trail.
Brian Karem
October 10, 2020 5:30 am

The Trumpist Death Cult

The president is an egotistical, narcissistic shaman who promises his adoring worshipers that he will right all wrongs.
Brian Karem
October 2, 2020 5:30 am

What Trump Said and What the Proud Boys Heard

Here’s why the president encourages the fringe elements of society and elevates them to importance.
Brian Karem
September 25, 2020 6:42 pm

The Question I Asked Trump That Blew Up the Week

I was surprised by his answer about a peaceful transfer of power. I shouldn’t have been.
Brian Karem
September 21, 2020 5:30 am

The Absentee President

Donald Trump rarely shows up to the West Wing—and when he does, he is too incompetent to effectively fulfill his oath of office.
Brian Karem
September 4, 2020 5:30 am

The Lazy Lies of President Chaos

A sad spectacle yesterday in the White House press briefing room.
Brian Karem