Tag Archives: David Simon

Sensing Something’s Wrong

“I walked inside Macy’s and faced the pathetic spectacle of a department store full of shoppers, none of whom were shopping for themselves. Without the instant gratification of a self-aimed purchase, everyone walked around in the tactical stupor of the … Continue reading

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The Audacity of Despair

We were warned by the Rolling Stones back in the summer of 1966, in that sunny summer after freshman year at whatever college. On the radio that song did open with the classic line – “What a drag it is … Continue reading

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Relegated to the Minors

Someone should have reminded the Republicans that the day after the big 2012 election, where their guy lost so thoroughly to Obama, where they actual lost ground in the Senate when they had been so sure they’d take it over, … Continue reading

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