Maybe I’m being unreasonable, but before folks start banning stuff, shouldn’t they at least know what it is they’re banning?
Who does more actual “canceling” than the folks who bray the longest and loudest about “Cancel Culture”?
So statues of treasonous military generals of a foreign government on U.S. public property are “history,” but actual teaching of actual history isn’t?
As I write, we’re still a couple of hours away from Richard Branson’s high-wire act. I will say this. I think he has the right idea. No, I don’t want to be in space for six months. I will not be applying for a spot on the ISS. But 15 minutes, a la Shepard and Grissom? I’m in! Light it. Climb it. ‘Scuse me while I kiss the sky (briefly). Then glide on down in time for afternoon beer call with the boys.
I’m tempted to say that we’re about to blow it…yet again…in our F-Troop battle against COVID. But I’m going to amend that. “About to blow it”? Nope. We’ve already blown it…yet again. Buckle up. And the next cauldron has the potential to be much hotter than the last one.
My favorite media observation of the week? Kaitlan (Roll Tide!) Collins: “It’s gonna be pretty hard for the extreme wing of the Republican Party to expand its base when they’re telling people not to do something that could keep them alive.” That’s not “partisan.” That’s rational. Radically so.