COVERING THE COVERAGE

Making Peeping Toms of Us All

Painful and terrible things happen every day in our communities and nation. And when we check out the news, we’ve all become accustomed to exploring their circumstances in often lurid detail.   Compared to the appropriate sorrow we might feel when another instance of...

EDITORIALS

Disagreement is Not Disunion

In one of the most important moments in President Joe Biden’s inauguration talk last week, he turned to speak directly to supporters of President Trump:  To all those who did not support us, let me say this: Hear me out as we move forward. Take a measure of me and my...

The Challenge of Chosenness

The longer our cucumber brains sit in the salt brine of pandemic-induced incubation, the more likely they are to pickle with savory wisdom for the deepest questions of our souls. Or at least one can hope so. One of those queries for me concerns an inescapable tension...

A Farewell To Political Arms

“It’s time to put away the harsh rhetoric. To lower the temperature. To see each other again. To listen to each other again. To make progress, we must stop treating our opponents as our enemy. We are not enemies. We are Americans.” —Joe Biden Lovely rhetoric. Rhetoric...