Monday, October 15, 2018

The right question

Once in a while a penetrating query receives a revealing response. In a CBS interview yesterday Hillary was asked whether her husband should have resigned in the wake of revelations about his relations with Monica Lewinski. Hillary's immediate response, without the slightest hesitation, was No. She rationalized her position by comparing Bill to Donald and, by implication, herself to Melania.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

A Senate votes

With respect to the Kavanaugh confirmation, one observation is inescapable. Though each and every senator has or will declare that s/he voted according to her/his conscience, the Senate vote broke down on strictly party lines, tempered only slightly by political self-interest. While this may not prove anything, we may nevertheless infer with a high degree of confidence that the United States Senate, the upper chamber of Congress with members elected to a 6-year term of office, consists entirely of overpaid, underperforming hypocrites.