Entries by Doug!

Before they blow up the world

When I say that professional centrists frighten me much more than wingers, I am being completely serious. Let’s look at this passage by Jim VandeHei that Anne Laurie highlighted this morning: Exploit the fear factor. The candidate should be from the military or immediately announce someone with modern-warfare expertise or experience as running mate. People […]

RIP Prince

Prince is dead at 57.  So many great songs and by far the best Superbowl halftime performer ever.  Hard to find much Prince on Youtube but this is good:  

All the illusions were just a parade

I’ll be voting for Hillary later today.  Why?  I think she seems smarter than Bernie.  Either one would be a fine president. I won’t attempt to convince anyone to agree with me because I’ve become skeptical of the value of reason itself.  I now believe this:   Our hypothesis is that the function of reasoning […]