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A 1911 grand opera enters Trump’s impeachment

Last night I was at the Metropolitan Opera for a performance of Der Rosenkavalier, a Richard Strauss opera I’ll go to whenever it’s performed. That’s how much I love it. Rosenkavalier is a serious romcom set in aristocratic Vienna of … Continue reading

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Another thought about those “secret hearings”

The Republicans on the House Intelligence Committee have been griping publicly about the closed door hearings. They’ve accused Democrats of shutting them out, not releasing transcripts and a whole heap of other wrongs. Well, we all should know this is … Continue reading

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Impeachment hearings are all about non-fictional and fictional storytelling

A few months ago I first heard someone on TV talk about “the server in the Ukraine.” It was a Republican congressman talking, and he was behaving in a way I’ve now come to realize is the delivery system for … Continue reading

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