The Al Smith Dinner is supposed to be easy. Trump is too much of a child to even accomplish that.
A few random thoughts on the blessed beginning of the end
Female peshmerga soldiers have no less love of home or bravery, and maybe more reason to loathe ISIS.
On the first day, the peshmerga do their job, but will do their part? And will everybody else? AN enormous test of what the Middle East will be.
The announcement that Venus may have had conditions hospitable for life once again rearranges our place in the solar system.
Our remarkable First Lady–in conjunction with the King of Toads, his wretched princelings, and his grasping sycophants–should make us all think about who we are.
What is literature? It’s the beautiful total of our human ambitions. Bob Dylan captured them.