Category Archives: Politics as Theater

Abandoning Theater for Government

John McCain was never going to be president. The hard right in his party distrusted him, and probably found his choice of Sarah Palin to be his running mate rather pathetic. He was sucking up to them – they’d rather … Continue reading

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On Learning Cynicism

Maybe the idea is to have as many experiences as possible – we’re all here for a relatively short time and you don’t want to miss anything. The winter rain in Paris each year is fine, or so Hemingway would … Continue reading

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