By now most people who do not have hearing issues understand that Trump’s favourite pastime is to interrupt one incoherent sentence with another incoherent sentence. But on the COVID-19 crisis, his ability to rewrite recent history is unparalleled.
I woke up this morning feeling worse than I did yesterday. After 4 hours of being on hold with Telehealth I abandoned my spot in the queue. A few friends told me they were on hold for twice as long, as the ones who took the call back option did not hear from them for...
One uplifting part about being sick during a pandemic is the community vibe online. Social media, normally a place best known for arguments, venom, echo chambers and silly memes, all of a sudden became a place where people are reaching out and communicating their own experiences, offering advice, and being generally helpful.
I hate partisans; all of them, no matter what ideology they champion. Ever since I started writing freelance and speaking directly with editors 17 years ago, I have had a profound distaste for people who allow their political leanings to impact their ability to stay...
For political leaders, conventional wisdom used to rely heavily on the notion that compromise was both a safe approach, and a tool used for political longevity.
After a somewhat promising debate in Nevada, the Democratic Party virtually imploded last night as candidates desperately tried to light a spark under their campaigns, mostly by relentlessly attacking each other while interrupting one incoherent sentence with yet another incoherent sentence.
I know at least a dozen journalists, reporters and writers who have received unsolicited, honest advice from Blatchford over the past couple decades, and contrary to the opinions of all those insipid, lazy ideologues on social media, there was nothing mean-spirited about her.
That image of Kobe and his daughter in heaven, playing basketball, smiling at each other with love – if that idea is only possible through belief then so be it.
The irony in this ridiculous controversy is that Gervais was probably the most authentic progressive-minded person in that room.