Nov 012019
 

Ideas spread when the people who hold them move, and perish when the people who hold them die.

Oct 312019
 

Journalism is the first draft of history, shortly to reside with all other first drafts.

Oct 302019
 

The realistic, democratic, and inclusive standard for beauty is ugliness.

Oct 292019
 

The three dominant political ideologies of the past century are fascism, communism, and autism.

Oct 252019
 

We invent most of what we purport to find in art, which we call great when our stories about it please us sufficiently.

Oct 242019
 

There is in America an unbridgeable psychological divide, made manifest every April 15th, between those who receive checks from the government and those who write them.

Oct 232019
 

Somehow, in democracies, a great many policies get implemented that almost no one will admit to being in favor of.

Oct 222019
 

Lies are products, and supply must be commensurate with demand.

Oct 212019
 

If it weren’t for politics, I would have to refuse more invitations.