Category Archives: climate change

The Mother of All Metaphors: the Wall

It pretty much took my breath away, this New York Times article on the former guy’s infamous wall. I know, I know, we’re living in an era of constant metaphors. Everything is a metaphor for something else. But this, this … Continue reading

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A favorite line from a favorite smart guy

I “met” Ezra Klein a number of years ago when he regularly appeared as a commentator on MSNBC. He impressed me. He was calm, deeply intelligent, with a view of politics on a  plane separate from everyone else’s. He caused … Continue reading

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The final word on Ted Cruz…

…comes from Bill Bredin of Boynton Beach, Florida, who wrote this letter published today in the Daily News: Senator Ted Cruz’s decision to leave Texas on vacation during a crisis of unimagined magnitude is the greatest display of leadership since … Continue reading

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