Curiouser and curiouser. Out of the blue, just weeks before the most consequential election in American history, our indefatigable President gets sick, and a growing contingent of key Republicans are consigned to their basements to supposedly recover from a virus they almost certainly don’t have. Remember Arthur Miller’s play The Crucible, wherein people’s reputations could […]
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Cherie Zaslawsky is a writer, freelance editor, educator and English tutor who lives in California.
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Much has been said about the first presidential debate—which was anything but presidential. Here’s my two cents. This was not the debate people were hoping to see. It didn’t make history. Neither candidate came off well. All the same, I’ll wager that most Trump supporters, myself included, remain steadfast in our loyalty to our President, […]
Shortly after World War II ended, Americans were in shock as the horrors of the Holocaust were revealed. But they also took comfort from the fact that nothing like that could ever happen here. Or could it? The plethora of new and ever-changing dictatorial edicts in many states today strikes me as eerily reminiscent of […]
On March 16th of this year, I went to bed in America as usual, but woke up in Venezuela. I didn’t know it over breakfast, however. It didn’t dawn on me until a few hours later, after I had reached the paper goods aisle at our local Target store, when I encountered two long rows […]
In the end, we’ll see this pandemic wasn’t Armageddon after all. It was merely, as Fauci himself admitted, a bad flu, as we do get from time to time. But one of the patients who lies dying is America. An unintended consequence of my years of reading Agatha Christie mysteries is that I learned how […]