Monday, May 4, 2020

¬†Well, we've got a new day, new week and a new month to work with. One hopes it will be less depressingly stupid than the last couple, but one shouldn't get one's hopes up. There's been a mess of Dumb in the past 24 hours. ¬†First let's find our bearings. As of today, going on … Continue reading Monday, May 4, 2020

Friday, April 24, 2020

People keep comparing the news of the day with dystopian fiction or that Trump's special brand of jibber-jabber has an Orwellian cast to it. That ain't so. For one, fiction has to have at least some sort of internal logic and make some kind of sense. Secondly, George Orwell had a much better ear for … Continue reading Friday, April 24, 2020