Tag Archives: Game Change

The Game Change

Donald Trump is Sarah Palin. Follow along. John Heilemann and Mark Halperin wrote the definitive book about the 2008 presidential election – Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime – all about … Continue reading

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Sarah Steps Up

Abundance is fine, and having endless options is a relief – there’s no need to ever feel trapped by a choice that had to be made, between what you didn’t want and what you wanted even less, but there was … Continue reading

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The Age of Rogues

There are ghosts here – the ghosts of Old Hollywood. This town was always drab and seedy, but that was cleverly disguised, for a time, when the movie industry took off in the early twenties and peaked in 1939 – … Continue reading

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Game Changed

America first knew Woody Harrelson as that not-so-bright assistant bartender in Cheers – he was the pleasant and essentially good guy who never quite gets it, whatever it is. It was standard stuff – that same guy has been pretty … Continue reading

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The South Speaks

Faulkner and Walker Percy had it right – there’s something about the South that generates vague despair. It’s just that Faulkner covered the last of the Old South, as it decayed into proud meaninglessness, and Walker Percy covered the cheerily … Continue reading

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