Archive for July, 2016

The Hypopartisan Convention

I thought the Democrats did a good job in Philadelphia. Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech reminded us that her oratorical skills fall short of Bill’s or Barack’s, but after a rather wooden start, she loosened up and gave a pretty good ...

Read More

The Republicans Convene

I watched very little of the GOP convention. I just couldn’t bring myself to subject myself to the predictable mix of nonsense, hysteria and vitriol that was to pour forth from the podium. I did tune in now and then, ...

Read More

Short Takes

Bernie Endorses Hillary Bernie’s timing was, I think, just right. A lot of Democrats were understandably impatient for Sanders to move on, accept defeat and begin to help unite the party against Trump. But Sanders hasn’t been  running just to ...

Read More

Hillary’s E-mails, Redux

I don’t really want to blog about Hillary’s e-mails, but the topic really is unavoidable, isn’t it? I don’t see that the FBI report adds much new information to what was known after the State Department Inspector General’s report was ...

Read More