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A Coup or Two

Donald Trump is a bit odd but everyone is used to that now. The only fresh eyes are overseas. There’s Ian Birrell, a speechwriter for former Prime Minister David Cameron and an editor for the Mail over there in the … Continue reading

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At the Edge of Madness

Something is wrong, and a few months ago, Chauncey DeVega laid it out: In the age of television and now the internet, there are hundreds of thousands of hours of video and audio footage of every president widely available. There are … Continue reading

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A Nation of Fakery

The grandparents were Czech on one side and Slovak on the other, but the parents were born here, so they knew they were really Americans, and they made sure that the kids would be even more American. In the early … Continue reading

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Our Lear

Former English teachers don’t have many secrets – we’re a boring lot – but there is one. Shakespeare is wonderful, but none of us likes King Lear – and maybe no one does. The guy’s a whiner. This isn’t tragedy. … Continue reading

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