Ben Wallace-Wells


Trump’s better vowels, Sanders’s better consonants … The oppo researcher’s trash can … The soft bigotry of Ivy League football …

Not a yooge difference As a Bronx native I’ve spent the campaign quietly weighing Donald Trump’s New York accent against that of Bernie Sanders. I can declare a split decision. Trump has the better vowels: His yooge obliterates Sanders’s yooge, the perfect measure of dismissiveness without dwelling on itself. But Sanders has the better consonants:… Read more »