Froma Harrop

07/31/2015 - 8:08pm

    The truth will make you free, the more horrible the better. And the more humiliating the truth the richer you get -- certainly if you're Nick Denton, founder of the gossip-mongering website Gawker.

    But that was Phase One.

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07/31/2015 - 7:30pm

    The details about Mohammad Abdulazeez, the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga grad accused of murdering four Marines and a sailor, dripped out in the familiar pattern. The first thing to come out of the shocking news is the name of the alleged attacker...

07/23/2015 - 9:40pm

    "In the feudal system," The Oxford English Dictionary says, a vassal is "one holding lands from a superior on conditions of homage and allegiance."

    The system lives on in...

07/23/2015 - 9:31pm

    You can count on Donald Trump to spark a conversation. Not necessarily an intelligent one but a conversation. His provocatively offensive anti-Mexican comments have energized a significant segment of the Republican right wing. Some polls now put Trump ahead...

07/17/2015 - 12:09am

            Back in the 1960s, Bernie Sanders burned hot as a civil rights activist. He led sit-ins against segregation and participated in the 1963 March on Washington. A few years later, he joined the exodus of countercultural lefties from the cauldron of New York...

07/16/2015 - 11:50pm

            Helicopter parents are famous for micromanaging their children's affairs. There are two kinds.

            One kind indulges children to the point of near imbecility. No demands...

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