Gene Lewis Perry

If life were like fairy tales, I'd have been devoured by trolls already.

book review: the natural

The Natural: The Misunderstood Presidency of Bill Clinton This is a very insightful and well-written look at the Clinton presidency.  It falls flat in a few places, especially when he tries to talk about events in 2000-2001 under Bush (it was published in 2002).  But where he has the greater perspective of history, Klein does […]

great expectations

Anyone paying attention to politics in the last week has one lesson to take away — Stop paying so much attention! If you care about policy, about where the country is going, about government and representation and all that jazz, more power too you. But don’t caught up in the minutiae of a bizarre and […]

stay classy, media

Ordinarily I avoid TV news like the plague, but primary madness got the better of me.  Thus, I just saw Tucker Carlson ask on MSNBC whether Hillary Clinton tearing up on the campaign trail, in the midst of a grueling campaign and a plummeting position in the polls after spending the last year as the […]

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