What would be a more apt historical comparison for what’s going on at the Ukrainian border?
The Cuban Missile Crisis?
Or the Alamo?
We will know very soon. This is some bad stuff. Putin is an evil man, and he is playing his American Useful Idiots. “There once was a fool named Tucker…” I’ll let you complete the limerick.
I found Stephen Breyer’s remarks following his retirement announcement to be both inspiring and reassuring. He has retained an almost child-like (not childish!) love for the genius of America.
So pledging to nominate a Black woman is “identity politics”? You mean like both Reagan and Trump did in pledging to nominate a woman? Hmmm…methinks the difference this time is the adjective that precedes “woman.”
And consider the howling racism that is contained in the notion that the nominee will be a raging leftist. Do you not realize that the available roster of totally qualified Black woman candidates is lengthy and represents every location on the political continuum? No, you don’t. Because you don’t want to.
Remember (not all that long ago) when the U.S. Senate was often called “The Greatest Deliberative Body on Earth”? Yep. That was then and this is now. We done got “Mitched.”
Finally, it’s January 28. Look up “Resnik, Judith.” A case can be made that she was the most astoundingly accomplished woman in American history. Let’s all “Challenge” ourselves to be better than we are right now.