The first son seemed anointed, then
The tide began to ebb.
Did anybody ever ask,
"So could we bring in Jeb?"
Progressives are really grasping at straws these days. First we're supposed to get excited because Ralph Nader is running for President as a Green.
Dave Eggers's memoir, A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, has been a bit too loudly hyped as an ironic tearjerker, and a media juggernaut has branded its author a tragic hero.
It's a sign of age: Mention 1985, and I will sometimes think you're talking about last year.
I first heard about Powers Hapgood while working at the United Mine Workers, an organization he had tried to change fifty years earlier.