Dispatches from the Wilderness
Don’t Be a Useful Idiot
As Russia began its violent invasion of Ukraine, this image started making the rounds on Facebook. It’s a hit with the MAGA crowd. We need a hero, you see. Ukraine needs a hero. A strong, powerful leader who would stand up to Putin and put a stop to his aggression. “If only Trump were still… Read more
Looking back, and leaning forward
This is embarrassing to admit, and exposes one of my many character flaws. But four years ago, I spent a little time wondering, “When Trump inevitably damages every institution that has supported him, should I say ‘I told you so?’” It’s an ugly inclination, I know. I’m sorry. I was feeling incredibly frustrated at the… Read more
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