The big losers of the Russian hacking scandal may yet be those who invested all their capital in a script that turned out to based on a fairy tale.
Winston Churchill, the legendary British prime minister, made this observation during World War II: "You can always count on Americans to do the right thing -- after they've tried everything else."
"The senator from Kentucky," said John McCain, speaking of his colleague Rand Paul, "is working for Vladimir Putin ... and I do not say that lightly."
It is time, once again, to explain journalism to Fox News.
In our ideologically scrambled age, it's getting very hard to tell who's who.
Here is the rule for reporters in as short a form as I can provide.
Suddenly, there was just blood everywhere.
"Trumpcare is really a tax break for the rich, not a health care program," Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York said about the Republican House bill to decimate the Affordable Care Act.
Arsenic was a poison favored by Victorian mystery writers. The victims would be fed small amounts, not suspecting the cause of their increasing discomfort. At a certain point, the arsenic buildup would send them into organ failure and death.
First of all, the preferred free-market plan for health care policy should be no plan whatsoever. The idea that we need a federal top-down strategy to manage a huge chunk of the economy is at the very heart of the problem. We don't need a federal plan for health care. Yet Republicans have allowed liberals to frame the entire health insurance debate in these anti-market terms.
So this driver is stopped at an intersection. A pedestrian is dawdling in the crosswalk. Driver leans out the window and yells, "Get out of the street, you damned liberal!"
A hypothetical narrative for your consideration: A man climbs through the window of a sleeping girl.
The cover image on iTunes for the Academy Award-winning documentary series "O.J. Simpson: Made in America" is a dripping glove in the design of the stars and stripes.
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