Magazine May 23, 2016, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

‐ As Abraham Lincoln said, “You’re fired.”

‐ Protesters, many of them riotous, dogged Donald Trump in southern California. In Costa Mesa, they blocked an interstate, threw debris at passing cars, and attacked police cars, all the while waving Mexican flags. In Burlingame, Trump had to enter the hall via a back door. Such disorder is a boon to Trump: He joked that his improvised entry was like “crossing the border.” Uproar and hooliganism has long been a feature of American democratic politics; spectacle is a staple of American popular culture. These stubborn facts do not relieve us of the burdens

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Letters

The Apartment of Labor Scott Lincicome’s comprehensive and illuminating article “The Truth about Trade” (April 11) describes several government policies that have acted to exacerbate current labor-market inefficiencies. One could speculate ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ As Abraham Lincoln said, “You’re fired.” ‐ Protesters, many of them riotous, dogged Donald Trump in southern California. In Costa Mesa, they blocked an interstate, threw debris at passing cars, ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

THE SS NORMANDIE Confiscated from Vichy France, she sat In the Hudson for months until the fire. The smoke was so thick over midtown, rumors Spread the Japanese had attacked New York. The old transatlantic ...

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