That which shall not be named Will not disappear On an arbitrary date Science trumps stupidity Always
Month: October 2020
Do it well
Do your job As instructed As told Do it well And one day You will be tossed aside
How many zeroes This is what I want to know Maybe better, or...
You sit at the top You influence ev’rything A democracy?
A yes or a no A decision must be made With no guarantees
A journalism marriage between Donald Trump and Glenn Greenwald?
Public Domain image Depending upon whom you believe, Glenn Greenwald has left the Intercept — the news website he co-founded in 2014, either because he is a spoiled man-child or because the Intercept has sold its soul. Either way, Greenwald will soon find himself in a new media venture. I have no idea what that … Continue reading A journalism marriage between Donald Trump and Glenn Greenwald?
Trump – 15, Biden – 10
For what it's worth: The last question today on the news quiz I gave to my two journalism classes: Who do you think will win the presidential election? Students were given credit for the right answer, no matter what they wrote down. The results: Trump: 15 Biden: 10 COVID-19: 1 You're free to offer whatever … Continue reading Trump – 15, Biden – 10
We chase what we want Or, worse, what we think we want But cannot say why
Have we learned anything?
One of the few voices I trust in the national conversation about coronavirus belongs to Dr. Anthony Fauci. Today, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases reminded Americans that we are NOT prepared to handle the increase in coronavirus cases. According to NBC News, "We're going into a precarious situation," Fauci … Continue reading Have we learned anything?