The Loop

After 6 days away from the TV, I finally got home, turned it on and heard the same old “so to what extent did the Russian meddling in the 2016 election…”

God, folks, was this how it was for you during the Cold War? If so, I’m very sorry. It wasn’t like this for us, on the other side of the Iron Curtain. Probably because we only had 2 TV channels and there was nothing even remotely like 24-hour coverage. I know what the screen shows when both of your TV channels are asleep.


Trump’s bizarre decision to insert himself into, of all things at this dramatic moment in American life, Time’s pick for a fading print-era tradition is decidedly good for business.

What’s so dramatic about it, exactly? Tweetstorms? This quote is from an article whose author berates Trump for creating drama around himself and narcissistically wanting to be the center of attention.