Magazine December 31, 2016, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

‐ We haven’t seen liberals this interested in Russians and fake news since Walter Duranty.

‐ Trump picked ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his nominee for secretary of state. As the head of an enormous company with business around the world, Tillerson is an extremely capable person (he rose through the ranks at Exxon and is an Eagle Scout). He has basically been a corporate head of state, with extensive diplomatic experience of a certain kind. The problem is that Tillerson’s views, apart from what has been to this point his commitment to promoting the interests of ExxonMobil shareholders, are unknown.

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Prosecutor, Heal Thyself An item in the Week in the December 5 issue begins: “If there’s anything more New Jersey than having a corrupt political figure create artificial traffic troubles to ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ We haven’t seen liberals this interested in Russians and fake news since Walter Duranty. ‐ Trump picked ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his nominee for secretary of state. As the ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

AUTUMN SONG after Chassignet Little flower, you live in constant danger: Likely to be crushed under foot or torn by wind, Sun-scorched or gobbled by a goat. These October days streaked with regrets and tears Are ...
Happy Warrior

Hillary Gone Wild

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