Omicron: The new coronavirus strain brings out the crazy

A reportedly mild strain of the virus first reported in South Africa prompts a press conference over a single case in the US, a full on media freak out including recommendations for a near-perpetual virus traffic light warning system, and another round of justifications for vaccine mandates that have already been struck down by the… Continue reading Omicron: The new coronavirus strain brings out the crazy

Kyle Rittenhouse and the collapse of common sense and decency

If a 17-year old white kid involved in a tragic incident with three white adults can divide the entire country along partisan lines, raising the specter of white supremacy and white privilege, is there anything that can’t? No one should know Kyle Rittenhouse’s name.  In some slightly more rational world, he would be a normal,… Continue reading Kyle Rittenhouse and the collapse of common sense and decency