Everything comes at a price and the price Jackie Robinson paid, at the expense of blacks specifically and the liberal movement in general, was too high of a price to pay.
“We need to not let politicians connect the dots because they have other forces acting on them, like money from lobbyists.”
Beneath the surface, there’s a sense that almost everyone around them is frantically straining to avoid the isolation that comes from not mattering much in the world.
Pursuing policies that enrage much of the world endangers Americans here. In Boston, New York, Washington and, ultimately, elsewhere as well.
This is why killing your way to success is not a winning strategy.
The debate has been sensible Americans in favor of sensible gun-control laws versus whackjob members of the NRA. Gun makers are fine with that.
I now believe being in thrall with The Scoop has less to do with informing the public than it does keeping reporters insecure about their jobs.
What you end up with is random but inevitable acts of violence and cruelty in a world that makes sense only to those who run it temporarily for their own purposes—the illusory order they command for the sake of their own profit and power.