Tag Archives: Harper’s Weekly Review

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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Special animal news! Including humans as animals!

It’s that time for Harper’s Weekly Review! I was so glad to see it in my inbox, I gave a little squeal of joy. Really. I did. A city official in Vallejo, California, resigned after throwing his cat during a … Continue reading

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Some curious responses to COVID-19

From Harper’s Weekly Review (what would I do without it?): [A] “Reopen Wisconsin” protest in downtown Madison inadvertently shut down businesses that were still open. New York City shut down its social distancing “snitch line” after the 3-1-1 text line … Continue reading

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