Category Archives: Politics

In American history this man finds hope. I’m with him

A terrific essay in the New York Times, “ Why the Searing Politics of the Trump Era Give Me Hope: American political history suggests that an age of renewal lies ahead,” by Lee Drutman. It confirmed my deep sense of … Continue reading

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I got out of my house and survived a small craft warning

There was and is a small craft warning for New York waters. However, I am not a small craft and wasn’t entering the water. And it was crucial that after what feels like an entire week parked in front of … Continue reading

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When did the party game called Telephone turned into an obscene call?

I was reminded about Telephone when I worked for Malcolm Forbes. Every morning, he’d dictate his editorials, but did not do so without developing his own point of view first — by checking what the New York Times, the Wall … Continue reading

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