Tag Archives: Public Opinion

Asking Questions of the Perpetually Uninformed

Anyone who’s spent far too many years kicking around Paris each December, and who has now and then played piano in a few dark urban bars, noodling away at the old standards in the background, has a soft spot for … Continue reading

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Our National Bad Mood

The national mood is sour – everyone knows that, or is told they know that. Just look at the polls: A pair of major national polls has a mixed bag of findings for Republicans and Democrats, but a common denominator … Continue reading

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Driven to Distraction

Ah, driving down Sunset Boulevard on a hazy Friday July afternoon, running errands, checking out the usual visual oddities – this is LA, after all – and listening to the serious end-of-the week talk shows on the radio – you … Continue reading

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