Friday, April 20, 2018

Friday Photo Essay: Cigars, Phallic Twattery, and Keeping a Woman Out of the White House

Heather Dockray, "Who are these cartoon villains driving around with Rudy Giuliani?" As Dockray reports, the photo of Giuliani and Roger Ailes sporting cigars  is from Twitter, Oct. 2016; she cites a number of tweets with the image, but it's not clear to me who took this photo and was its original Twitter source.

A Friday photo essay for you: what story do you hear these interlocking (to my way of seeing, that is) images telling us?

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Tuesday Long Reads: Trump and White Evangelicals; New Book on Trump and Evangelicals; How to Alienate Millennials from Pro-Life Movement



Three long-read excerpts from essays I've read today that I think are very good reads — and which I'd like to recommend:

Sunday, April 15, 2018

"Getting Crueler, Smaller, Uglier" — "And We're Being Led Into War by a Corrupt President"



Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Friday, April 6, 2018

In the News: Another Day, Another Police Shooting of Unarmed Black Man; POTUS Race-Baits Again; White Evangelicals Stage Coup



These are thought-provoking things I've read in the past several days I thought I'd pass on to you; if any theme links them, it’s, Only in America: