Rapide!

In a book I once read of the slogans spray-painted around Paris during the May 1968 worker-student uprisings of the time, sprinkled amongst the more-famous quotes (“Be realistic: demand the impossible” or “under the paving stones, the beach”) the one that stuck with me the most read, simply, “Quick!”  I loved it because it meant the anonymous author understood the moment he or she...

Trump Lawlessness

If you've been one of those people who've wondered if we were even going to have an election this November - or maybe just that the results of it might be ignored if it goes badly for Trump - then Bill Barr's attempted Friday Night Massacre of Geoffrey Berman, the US attorney for the SDNY, might very well increase your misgivings. I say "attempted" because fortunately, there appears to still be...