Sacrificed To Ideology

Sacrificed To Ideology

A COVID-19 vaccine arrived, a product of human ingenuity motivated by crisis. In months, not years. Then, a second. Soon, a third. And, now, the politics. It was inevitable that there’d be debates about who should get immunized first. In a rational society, the...
The Fruits of Hypocrisy

The Fruits of Hypocrisy

New York City’s five boroughs are a rather diverse group. Each has its own character, and each produces a distinct breed of New Yorker. Even the two that share a land border – Brooklyn and Queens – have different “feels” and different...
Lawsuit Frivolity

Lawsuit Frivolity

Anyone who thought we would escape pandemic year election 2020 without maximum self-inflicted agony has not been paying attention. Naturally, lawyers have added a heapin-helpin. That a judge is throwing out Republican lawsuits in Pennsylvania that contest the election...
The Pandemic and the Public Trust

The Pandemic and the Public Trust

Editors Note: This article is a follow-up to Inconvenience or Devastation, which explores citizens’ motivations in complying with pandemic lockdowns. In the grand tradition of dividing people into two groups, today sort people based on their attitude toward...