A rare look behind the curtain

It’s not often you get a raw look at what center-right upper-class technocrats really think of the rest of us, so we should thank the Chicago Tribune for providing us with one: A member of the Chicago Tribune’s editorial board wrote Thursday that she is praying for a storm that will transform Chicago — similar… Continue reading A rare look behind the curtain

Supergenius Vladimir Putin gets everything he wanted in Ukraine, except the things he wanted

We’re back on the “Vladimir Putin is an all-knowing, all-powerful demon-king” beat, I guess. That’s the best takeaway from this piece at The New Republic yesterday: Putin Just Got Exactly What He Wanted in Eastern Ukraine Let’s…maybe take a step back here. If you were Vladimir Putin, when the big ball dropped in Times Square… Continue reading Supergenius Vladimir Putin gets everything he wanted in Ukraine, except the things he wanted