Tag Archives: Politicizing Tragedy

The Only Possible Speeches

As Jonathan Martin and Alexander Burns report, it was a day of two quite different speeches: Donald J. Trump left little doubt on Monday that he intends to run on the same proposals on immigration and terrorism that animated his … Continue reading

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Riding Death to the White House

Here we go again, this time in Florida, in Orlando. This time it was again both distressing and familiar: A gunman who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State opened fire in a crowded gay nightclub here early Sunday in a … Continue reading

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Noir Heroics

Sometimes – but not all that often – Hollywood really is like the movies. Here, one block down from Hollywood Boulevard and one block up from Sunset Boulevard, just off Laurel Canyon, it’s an oddly hushed rainy December evening – … Continue reading

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Blown Away

Sometimes things turn on a dime. Thursday, December 13, Susan Rice was the big story of the day. She withdrew her name for consideration to replace Hillary Clinton as secretary of state, as Hillary Clinton will be moving on soon, … Continue reading

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Darkness in Aurora

Friday, July 20, 2012 – it was to be another day of Obama standing up for the middle class and fairness and all that is right and good, and pointing out that Romney says that he was a brilliant businessman … Continue reading

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