The tragedy at Newtown, Connecticut, eclipsed the conversation about Jovan Belcher, handguns, and domestic violence—not to mention one elephant in the room that is not likely to get much media attention. (From the January 2013 issue of Chronicles.)
There are many reasons to criticize the the Republicans as the Stupid Party, and I have often done so. But we need to remember that, in Sam Francis’ dichotomy, the other major party is the Evil Party. And some of what the leader of the Evil Party is doing has no real precedent in American history.
Why are there bilingual ballots?
Yes, yes, curse the defensive genius and pedophile* Jerry Sandusky (author of Touched) and Joe Pa (who continued to employ him). But what about the grad assistant who happened to lock eyes with ol’ Sandusky when the latter was sodomizing a ten-year-old boy in the Happy Valley showers of Penn State?