Ed Morrow

Ed Morrow is a writer who lives in Vermont.

An Insane Idea

 

He’s insane, they tell ya! He’s crazy bonkers even to suggest such a mad, loony, wacky idea. He’s as flaky as a corn flakes factory and as potty as a Pottery Barn. He’s so completely bughouse that he should be fitted with a straightjacket and locked in a rubber room after being sedated with a […]

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Triumph of the Whine

 

Leni Riefenstahl notoriously glorified Adolf Hitler with her 1935 film Triumph of the Will, an account of a Nazi rally in Nuremberg, a city where some attendees would make a later, less festive appearance. She used many arty innovations to present Hitler as the Übermensch of Übermenschen. Central to the film was Hitler’s notion of […]

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This Sun of York and Who to Blame

 

Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York; And all the clouds that lour’d upon our house In the deep bosom of the ocean buried. — Richard III, in Shakespeare’s Richard III, Act I, Scene I On Election Day, Donald Trump, the “sun of New York,” brightened up […]

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A Modest Pyramid Scheme

 

Thanks to a firestorm of prissy hypocrisy about Donald Trump’s naughty talk, stoked up by stories from women who suddenly recall rebuffing him decades ago, issues like national security, Obamacare, and the economy are being ignored. This isn’t accidental. Hillary Clinton has a terrible record. There’s her illegal home server and her 30,000 purged emails. […]

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