Timothy Noah is a contributing editor of the Washington Monthly. This piece first appeared in Backbencher. He is the author of The Great Divergence: America’s Growing Inequality Crisis and What We Can Do About It.
Leave aside Donald Trump. For swaths of American history presidents being reelected was unusual. Maybe that’s not so bad.
Terrence Malick’s films probe nature and sin with painterly beauty and occasionally eye-rolling monologues. “A Hidden Life,” the director’s vision of sainthood in the Alps was ignored in 2019. Thanks to the journal “Liberties,” it may get the viewers it deserves.
Owing to the pandemic, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration gets COVID complaints that go unanswered. A Harvard study finds they correspond workplace deaths.
He or she is running for reelection. And it seems like every GOP Conference member who isn’t is denouncing the idea.
The Amy Coney Barrett announcement offered evidence that medical professionals usually can only dream about. But Trump’s staff is shutting them out.