Thursday, March 21, 2013

The new Democratic era

I've been expecting this for awhile, in my conventional, Schlesingeresque way. Of course, there are many 'externalities' that will affect how the era rolls out -- including the lingering impact of GOP gerrymandering. But more and more, the key political battles will be fought within the Democratic Party, not by it.

Monday, March 18, 2013

"The past isn't dead; it isn't even past."

Dick was trickier than we knew -- sabotaging a chance to end the Vietnam War in 1968, and providing a very different explanation of Watergate. Tin soldiers and Nixon's coming, indeed.

Saturday, March 9, 2013


Piercing the veil again. The American Moneyed Taliban marches on.