Tag Archives: Thomas Friedman

Not Getting It

Will Donald Trump really sue Ted Cruz? His lawyers sent Cruz the cease-and-desist letter – stop running those ads showing Trump saying things that Trump no longer believes – that’s lying, or defamation, or some sort of tort – and … Continue reading

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Trustworthy Voices

The eighteenth century gave us lots of things – like Mozart and the steam engine and the guillotine – but it also gave us modern democracies. Monarchies would no longer do. Thanks to Rousseau and others, there was new talk of … Continue reading

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That Slow Fade to Black

Sunday, April 22 – and the June Gloom arrives in Los Angeles a few months early – that all day marine layer of light fog with three or four minutes of watery sunshine breaking through in late afternoon, followed by … Continue reading

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