Well, so much for that idea

A few days ago, I discussed Gregory Feifer’s column in the Washington Post, where Feifer argued that maybe Putin’s interests were served by the poor of showing of United Russia in the elections last week. It was an elegant thesis. Today, however, . . . Continue reading →

The Evil Empire, this time as farce

When you live long enough, you sometimes see how strangely things can look when they come around the second time. In 1984 (the year, not the book), the United States and the Soviet Union were at the very worst depths of the . . . Continue reading →