The New York Times, as usual, leads the way into the Crazy Years. They remind us that this is no joke, but a descent into madness – a betrayal of the dreams that motivated so many Americans for two centuries.
Summary: As scores of posts have documented, America’s institutions are falling like a row of dominoes. Here James Bowman describes the deep decay of journalism, another vital institution cut loose from its roots and abandoning its canons. A nice demo of modern journalism’s decay. By James Bowman from his website. Apart from the name of …
We’re ignorant about the world because we read the news. Here’s today’s example from the NY Times. The subject is the public policy debate about climate change, but could be about COVID-19, our mad foreign wars, or many other subjects affecting the future of America. Until we demand better, this is what we will get.