Visiting Trump’s America

by Dusty Sklar Discussed in this essay: Strangers in Their Own Land: Anger and Mourning on the American Right, by Arlie Russell Hochschild. The New Press, 2016, 384 pages.   THESE days, people all over the world are desperately seeking to understand the appeal that Donald Trump has for millions of Americans. To help us in […]

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O My America: Breakfast Out

by Lawrence Bush I SAT at the counter in Deising’s reading the New York Times, drinking coffee, and waiting for them to cook my breakfast, when three nearby jerks started grousing about Caitlyn Jenner and her motivations for transitioning to female. Someone on the overhead TV had just referred to Jenner as “courageous,” and that […]

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