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.
The first son seemed anointed, then
The tide began to ebb.
Did anybody ever ask,
"So could we bring in Jeb?"
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.
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.