Category Archives: Politics

Can we get the facts of life from social media?

Short answer: no. What follows is one entire chapter from my book, How I Learned The Facts of Life, the title of which is duplicated above. (A very short chapter.) There’s a reason why I’m posting it here today. I … Continue reading

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Facts of Life: the world is going crazy

I perused Harper’s Weekly Report several times, searching for either weird animal news or a central theme. And the only one I’ve come up with is (above post title). (The bolding is mine.) To wit. Or to witless, in our … Continue reading

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Trump’s armed boys: malevolence tempered by incompetence. Again and always

Early on, my cousin, Ben Wittes, came up with “malevolence tempered by incompetence,” to describe the Trump administration, and Trump himself. As we view videos and news coverage of overweight masked white men garbed in “uniforms” which apparently have some … Continue reading

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