So what was weak this week? –I could start each one of these posts with a Trump entry, and that by itself is a measure of how sad things have gotten. Instead, I want to get at the reaction to Trump. Specifically one reaction to Trump, from a person I usually like, Peter Beinart of The… Continue reading The Week In Weak
So here’s what we weak this week. Marco Rubio Blows A Main Spring Marco Rubio, candidate beloved of pundits and exhibit B for why I’m disappointed with my generation’s offerings this election season, looked like he was clear to impress establishment GOP voters and become the less-obviously-hateful alternative to Trump and Cruz. But in the debate… Continue reading The Week in Weak
Here are the weakest things that caught my attention this week. Getting too Happy That Trump Lost A Slate piece captures the attitude: “Donald Trump Lost the Iowa Caucus. Good job, America.” Man, don’t be patting America, or at least the 150,000 or so very white people in it who voted their preference for Ted… Continue reading The Week in Weak
–I’m an outsider when it comes to matters Catholic (though I did get the Ad Altere Dei medal for studying the dogma when I was a Boy Scout), so all I can give to Garry Wills and others like him who struggle with their frustration over the direction of their church is this one, slim… Continue reading Are You Pondering What I’m Pondering?