Archive for Politics

What are the sanctions?

I’ve now looked at 7 articles about the new sanctions on Russian people and organizations. The closest any of them came to saying what the sanctions are is a couple of brief indications that the individuals’ financial assets (one article said in the US, another said in US dollars) are being frozen, and that they […]

A schadenfreude of White-House-in-disarray articles

I read several news articles this evening about the White House being in chaos. That’s become a popular and frequent genre of news article this past year or so; I generally try to avoid indulging in too much schadenfreude, but I still get a certain frisson from these kinds of articles. Especially when otherwise journalistically-neutral-tone […]