Tricky Dick and Dissembling Donald

In his masterful biography of Richard Nixon the journalist John A. Farrell recounts the last days – it was the summer of 1974 – of...

The GOP’s “New Nixon…”

“I think what Nixon understood is that when the world is falling apart, people want a strong leader whose highest priority is protecting...

The Rules Matter…

Director Steven Spielberg’s latest offering – Bridge of Spies – works on several levels as his best films tend to. In fact, it may be one...

Try to Remember

Our short attention span is illustrated by how easily and quickly we jump from crisis to crisis, news story to scandal on a daily,...