Monthly Archives: January 2021

Round Two

Occasionally, I regret moral progress and think it’s unfortunate that corrupt leaders are no longer frog-marched to a public square and beheaded. Continue reading

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Eating their own

An evangelist apologized for mistakenly predicting that Donald Trump would be re-elected in November and — Hoo-Boy! — he is catching some grief. Over the last 72 hours, I have received multiple death threats and thousands upon thousands of emails … Continue reading

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The end of magical thinking

Going back a half-century to McCarthyism, the John Birch Society, the Minutemen and the White Citizens’ Councils, anywhere from a tenth to a quarter of Americans have supported radical-right views. Only under Trump did the heirs to such movements win … Continue reading

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Yes. Prosecute.

Until recently, I felt a lot of sympathy for Joe Biden’s reported reluctance to prosecute Donald Trump after he leaves office. We saw last Wednesday what his followers are really like, and there was sound reason to worry about their … Continue reading

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Russell Moore incinerates his career

One of the few genuinely likeable figures in the Southern Baptist Convention has called on Donald Trump to resign., Continue reading

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