Monthly Archives: August 2017

A warning from George Orwell on the ‘monument wars’

In the new Civil War, I’m with George — as in George Washington. It’s one thing to start dismantling monuments of Civil War generals. It would be another to go after the most famous founding father. Washington’s name was raised … Continued

Trump’s horrifying ‘take three’ on Charlottesville

On Tuesday afternoon we learned yet again that the president of the United States is against neo-Nazis, which is nice. They’re “very rough,” he said at an impromptu Trump Tower press conference — by which he likely meant some of the people … Continued