WC Gets Mail: Senator Pete Kelly’s Defenders


WC recently received an email from an anonymous Pete Kelly supporter, accusing WC of “distorting” Senator Kelly’s position. And failing to acknowledge the sacrifices Senator Kelly makes by serving in the state senate. (Grammar tips, Mr. Anonymous: the possessive “its” doesn’t take an apostrophe. And it’s “They’re,” not “their.”) So, yeah, let’s remember to thank…

Tom Chitty, New Yorker, March 27, 2017, p. 48

The Essential Contradiction of Today’s Republicanism


As the New York Times notes, for the first time in decades Republican Senators who support Senator Mitch McConnell’s alleged health care bill did not participate in 4th of July parades. While they are nominally on break there are precious few constituent meetings, town halls or other public events scheduled. You’d almost think they don’t want…