by | Mar 29, 2020

COVID-19: The Reality Show has taken cable TV by storm. The plot is nominally about a war against an invisible Chinese invader that has already killed over 1,200 Americans. But on another level, it is a family sitcom, a successor…

by | Mar 28, 2020

Both Plato and Aristotle feared mass democracy because its smooth-talking agitators could easily whip up popular passions and lead an unsophisticated mob into fury and blind obedience to the tyrant they were promoting to save them. For the past three…

by | Mar 24, 2020

Margaret Sullivan hates the president. But there is something else that really gets the Washington Post’s media columnist riled up: That would be Americans taking time to listen to the president and the cast of now-daily virus briefers from doctors…

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