Monthly Archives: June 2020

Searching for That Realist

“Optimism: The doctrine or belief that everything is beautiful, including what is ugly.” ~ Ambrose Bierce, The Devil’s Dictionary (1906) “One of the cafés had that brilliant idea of putting up a slogan: ‘The best protection against infection is a … Continue reading

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Bluster and Lies

The New York Times’ Charlie Savage started it. This wasn’t Woodward and Bernstein, but he and his team might have blown up the Trump presidency. Everything that Trump had been saying over the weekend was bluster and lies: American officials … Continue reading

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