The Herd of Independent Editorialists

The Herd of Independent Editorialists

Harold Rosenberg, from 1948 , and every word is still true 70 years on: The mass-culture maker, who takes his start from the experience of others, is essentially a reflector of myths, and is without experience to communicate. To him man is an object seen from the outside. Indeed […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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More fun than a screen door on a submarine

More fun than a screen door on a submarine

Keith Ellison gets blown up on the eve of his election : Rep. Keith Ellison, who is currently running for attorney general of Minnesota, is being accused of domestic violence against his former partner Karen Monahan. Austin Monahan, Karen Monahan’s son, aired the allegations in a Facebook post Saturday […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Blevins case

Just a few words about the Thurman Blevins case. The video makes clear what happened, but that’s not particularly important if your mind is already made up : Protesters interrupted a news conference by Hennepin County Attorney Mike Freeman that was scheduled to announce a charging decision in the […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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The Mueller Menace

Fearless predictions

I have two this morning, in the wake of the news that Robert Mueller has been indicting ham sandwiches again: The indicted Russians will never stand trial. That’s the easy one. The Russians will retaliate. They will either (a) indict 12 random U.S. military officials; (b) kick 12 random […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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Face the Face

Face the Face

Our benevolent overlords: Weasel and the white boys’ cool Integrity/shmintegrity I can do anything I want They don’t have to answer to you. They just don’t. Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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30-Pack of Home Truths

Over at PJ Media, John Hawkins has compiled a list of 30 aphorisms from Thomas Sowell , the brilliant economist. It’s a great list and a reminder of why Sowell is one of the best public intellectuals we have had in this nation’s history. No. 12 is an excellent […] Click here to view original post mrdilettante.blogspot.com

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