Rick, you must finish the book! Skip all the Jewish sections if you like (F.R. Leavis thought we all should), they’re a bit overwrought, but Gwendolyn’s story is great. The Victorians really did suffer pangs of conscience. How antique!
The tantrum you’re noticing right now is a result of the sudden dramatic change in the dynamics of the 2020 election. The Supreme Court vacancy in the wake of Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death helps Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. It may not put him over the finish line, but it’s going to help a lot, just ... Read More
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