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“Rats! They fought the dogs and killed the cats…

…and bit the babies in their cradles…” I memorized a big chunk of Robert Browning’s “The Pied Piper of Hamelin,” as an assignment in some public school grade or other. I can still rattle most of it off. (How wondrous … Continue reading

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The investigation into Trump’s high crimes, etc. is going slowly, right?

If you think so, you really must read the attached letter Jerry Nadler just sent to Hope Hicks, requesting — that’s the formal way of saying “you’d better show up or else” — she reappear before the Committee because her … Continue reading

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Bernie Sisters will want to read this

Today, in the main news section of the Sunday New York Times, I read an interview Times reporter Sydney Ember did with Bernie Sanders. Since like most of us, I’ll bet, I’m paying sort of exquisite attention to the way … Continue reading

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