POSTS FROM MEDIUM
Marcel Proust, Love, and…Trump
Marcel Proust once famously said, “Love is a striking example of how little reality means to us.” For some reason, he said it in French, ...
Sep 24, 2019 / Read More
My Heroic Friend, Marie Colvin.
(Subject of two recent movies and one biography)
Dec 13, 2018 / Read More
The Living Legacy of Sen. John McCain
I went to stand for two hours in the line to pay my respects to the late Senator John McCain and I felt myself most deeply moved by the p...
Sep 01, 2018 / Read More
Donald Trump and the Failure of Language
Nietzsche famously once wrote, “I am afraid we are not rid of God because we still have faith in grammar.” As one of the few great minds ...
Jul 17, 2018 / Read More
Michael Wolff’s Fire and Fury Book Tapes
By now everyone has heard of Michael Wolff’s book, Fire and Fury, which depicts the White House as a chaotic, backstabbing, dysfunctional...
Jan 09, 2018 / Read More
No Racism in Indiana
I was struck by a not uncommon patriotic urge recently, and sought to see more of America than can be known from my home on its Atlantic ...
Dec 19, 2017 / Read More
Trump and RNC: Dump Roy Moore, Back Jeffrey Dahmer
In a stunning move, only a day after Roy Moore announced his candidacy for the Alabama Senate election, the White House today announced i...
Dec 09, 2017 / Read More