Sending A Message

Sending A Message

Election Day approacheth. In every iteration since, oh, about 1984, I’ve viewed its advent with a mix of resignation and detachment. Not apathy – I had and have a strong interest in who’ll win and how the political landscape will change as a result,...
“Don’t Believe Them”

“Don’t Believe Them”

Being an Internet political warrior, I’ve accrued a number of virtual friends and acquaintances (a subset of whom I’ve had the pleasure of meeting ‘IRL,’ as the kids say). Among them are a sheaf of never-Trump conservatives who’ve...
“I’m Not Him”

“I’m Not Him”

What an interesting time we live in. With just over seventy days until the election, we are faced with a choice between a boorish wild-man Untethered Orange Id (TM) and a senescent lifetime swamp rat. The President, who managed to have a good first year despite coming...
The Best and Brightest?

The Best and Brightest?

We will learn many lessons, in the coming months, from the COVID-19 pandemic. While I have been circumspect in drawing hasty or premature conclusions, in believing particular models or projections, or in concluding whether Policy A or B or C has been good or...