• Trump Should Not Sit Too Long

    Barring some radically dramatic and comprehensive discovery—or, which is more likely, revelation— President Trump should probably concede the presidential election sooner rather than later. I can think of several reasons why he should so. One is that Rudy Giuliani has failed to produce anything that amounts to sufficient evidence that the election was stolen by… Read More

  • The Swamp at the End of the Tunnel

      Four years after Donald Trump was elected President and months away from the end of a highly successful and consequential presidential term, some things have not changed since 2016. Among them: The Democrats are still talking about Russia. They are still talking even about impeachment. And the Swamp is still chugging, sucking, and bubbling… Read More

  • Spring, Like a Lion

    (Unfortunately, wanderings like these are impossible in this wholly abnormal spring, when we’ve had to postpone a camping and hiking trip to the Southwest from fear of state border closures and being locked out of Wyoming when we attempt to reenter it.–author’s note.) It’s 145 road miles from Belen to Gallup, New Mexico, a railroad… Read More