30 August 2009: Enigmatic New Yorker Cover

A feminist friend writes me the following about the enigmatic cover of the August 31 issue of The New Yorker: “We see, from the back, a white-haired man carrying a slender girl into the water, toward the moon, from a beach marked with a No Trespassing sign. Could this be a reference to Ted Kennedy and Mary Jo…

26 August 2009: Ted Kennedy

They say the Senator is dead.  Republicans will probably refrain from dancing in the streets, but watch them all weep crocodile tears as the lion continues to roar for health care reform, even in death.  He may have passed.  Now let’s hope what he fought for his whole life will finally come to pass.