Archive for November, 2008

The week after


The euphoria has worn off, but the faintest hint of competency and decency is already intoxicating after coming of age in an political environment devoid of it. Honestly, the trajectory of my memory on American governance consists of Clinton’s 1992 plurality, government shutdowns in 1995, and impeachment proceedings in elementary and middle school later mediated […]

Whether the GOP cuts the chaff from the wheat to remain a national party with a coherent platfrom or devolves into a regional party with fascist tenancies remains to be seen. McCain already has a place in this history books, but punditocratic prognosticators are projecting that her star is still rising: Heh. I will bet […]