Right Message, Wrong Wrapping

Bob Herbert’s piece in the New York Times poses something of a difficult challenge for me; how does one criticize something that one largely agrees with?  99% of Herbert’s piece is exactly right, it’s just the opening 1% that has me at odds. A better person would be able to get past it...

Looking, Walking, Qualking

As he put his pen down after signing the Civil Rights Bill of 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson is reported to have turned to an aide and say, “We have just lost the South for a generation.” Much of the South, segregationist, racist, and still bearing old wounds from the Civil War was lost by...