Category Archives: Republicans Gone Mad

Not Fade Away

Some things do fade away, like political campaign songs – in 1928, Al Smith’s campaign song was “Sidewalks of New York” (he lost) and in 1932 Franklin Roosevelt’s song was “Happy Days Are Here Again” (he won) – and of … Continue reading

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The Logical End of Things

Horror movies are stupid. There’s no reason those pleasant young kids should explore that empty old house on that hill, or that the sweet young thing, the one with the killer body and the blond hair, should open that one … Continue reading

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To Be Fair About It

There was a warning last April. It was that new book It’s Even Worse than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided with the New Politics of Extremism – from Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein. They were an odd couple. … Continue reading

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Wait For It

Anticipation is a wonderful thing, at least in sports – when it’s the bottom of the ninth and the score is tied and the grizzled old slugger, well past his prime, is called in from some dark corner of the … Continue reading

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How Such Things Happen

A quiet Friday evening here in the dead center of Hollywood – with the pretty people just down the block on the Sunset Strip, hitting the famous clubs, and the twenty-something crowd off to the left a few blocks, at … Continue reading

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In Like a Lion

When people talk about March Madness they’re talking about college basketball – who makes the round they call the Sweet Sixteen, and then who makes the Final Four, and then who wins it all – and those who follow such … Continue reading

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