Jul 252016

Poetry translations ought to have their credits reversed — poems by [translator], after [original poet].

Jul 222016

A scandal is only a story that you already know.

Jul 212016

You don’t like your friends, necessarily: you like knowing them.

Jul 202016

It is a feature of America that anyone can grow up to be President. Or perhaps it is a bug.

Jul 192016

It must be dreary to be the voice of one’s generation.

Jul 182016

One can be too fair-minded, but it is not a common problem.

Jul 142016

Tell me what you hate, and I will tell you how old you are.

Jul 132016

The facts lie chiefly in their arrangement.

Jul 122016

The adverb confesses the verb’s failure.