Tag: trump

Ed Yong's incredible perimortem on How the Pandemic Defeated America

Ed Yong at The Atlantic has published an incredible piece on the pandemic, which I highly recommend reading in full. He provides an excellent overview of how we got here. The coronavirus found, exploited, and widened every inequity that the U.S. had to offer. Elderly people, already pushed to the fringes of society, were treated... Read more »

Two types of people in life

There are two types of people in life: Those who honk at pedestrians at a crosswalk, and those who are secure with themselves; Those who enjoy Big Bang Theory, and those who possess an IQ above 50; Those who wait for people to exit an elevator before boarding, and those who can’t see past themselves;... Read more »

Not Your Mother's Book Club: It's the Demagogues' Winner's Circle

Not Your Mother's Book Club: It's the Demagogues' Winner's Circle
Imagine a book club discussing Oprah’s pick of the month, Machiavelli’s The Prince. This club’s members: Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin, Rodrigo Duterte, Nicholas Maduro, and Kim Jong Un. They immediately all start going off, talking over one another, talking down to each other, egos writing checks their bodies can’t cash. There is no patiently waiting... Read more »

Game of Thrones S7E4: Daenerys is Donald Trump

Previously on Game of Thrones: Daeneyrs was the worst. Ser Davos was the best. This week: Daenerys is the worst. Ser Davos is the best. I enjoyed this episode. I liked the old crew getting back together at Winterfell. Even if they’re all emotionless weirdos now, the Starks Reunited gives me some hope. I also... Read more »