People sometimes ask me: “Have you always been hated?” I’m not sure – I can’t vouch for my early years before I started writing. But, despite my unceasing efforts to appease critics, my articles have provoked torrents of rage and loathing for more than a third of a century. After a Washington Post columnist in […]
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Here are my photos of testy folks at today’s Women’s March in downtown Washington. A cold rain didn’t dampen the widespread fury. I suspect there weren’t many Jane Austen fans in attendance.
Here are some photos I took at Sunday’s protest against the Unite the Right #2 nitwits in Lafayette Park. Here’s the link to the USA Today oped I did on the rally.
I am almost ready to abandon all hope of writing articles that are universally loved in Washington. My oped in The Hill, “Golden Boy Robert Mueller’s Forgotten Surveillance Crime Waves,” has spurred more outrage than any piece in a long time. 1500+ commenters on The Hill, Twitter, and Facebook harumphed that I was a despicable traitor, treason weasel, […]
USA Today ran letters today thumping my food stamp article (“Donald Trump’s budget slashes government junk food pipeline to the poor“). Here’s my fav: People on food stamps have ligitimate [sic] needs: Your Say The government paying for people’s food is socialism. However, the government choosing the allowed food to buy with food stamps is […]
OK, so not everybody liked my story in yesterday’s USA Today (“Donald Trump’s budget slashes government junk food pipeline to the poor“). It is evoking a passionate response – including “Wretched, Regressive Drivel,” “heartless out of touch human being,” “a real cesspool,” “vile,” “Shame on USA Today… blatant disinformation,” “libertarian idiot,” “story is filled with […]
There have been some screaming matches on Washington-bound flights between people coming for Trump’s inauguration versus the Women’s March the following day. A dozen years ago, I saw – well, maybe sparked – similar fracases on a flight from Washington to Dallas, Texas, two days after Bush’s second inaugural speech whooped up forcibly spreading freedom […]