16 June 2017

"Members of the two parties are more likely today to describe each other unfavorably, as selfish, as threats, even as unsuitable marriage material."


This, on the nytimes.com main page ("Over 50 Years, the Partisan Divide Just Keeps Getting Worse"), has got to be the most horrifying sentence I've ever read from the Times.  Can someone immediately cut out the "even as," please?

Also, Jeff Bezos:  you could start one heckuva gun buyback program with your $82 billion.  It is perhaps the highest form of philanthropy to save the lives of innocent infants who have the misfortune to be born in states with virtually zero gun control by a proven method of reducing violent crime.

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