Archive for the ‘Lunacy’ Category

Spectator Sport

Watching President Trump try to beat the Congress into submission has been a uniquely gruesome experience, but also an edifying one. For decades now, the dysfunction of the federal government has been something sensed rather than seen, partly because it was in the interest of the political class to keep it hidden, and partly because […]

A Brief Message to Our Imperial Propagandists

To all of you with your well-rehearsed defenses of universal kill lists: The quality of mercy is not feigned…. That is all.

La Faccia Ben Infarinata

I took my completed mail-in ballot to the drop-off bin this morning. So stop robo-calling me already.

The Ship of State, The Ship of Fools

If the U.S. government had been built as a galley, the Democrats on the port side would now be trying to row, those on the starboard side would be leaning on their oars. The Republicans would be drilling holes in the bottom of the hull. There’d be no one at the tiller.