Bad call

I wrote to an editor: "Like millions of other people across the country, I’ve been calling my senators and representatives everyday, urging them to not support Trump’s nominees, to protect Obamacare, etc. And like everyone else, I’m frustrated because it’s obvious they’re going to tow the party line no matter how many people call. I… Continue reading Bad call

The Shady Ascension of Luther Strange

I have a story up at he New Republic about Big Luther Strange's nomination to the Senate. It hit late yesterday afternoon, a day after everyone else had their stories up, but it felt good writing it. I've been blocked since the election, and this is the first time I've rung the bell since then. Now… Continue reading The Shady Ascension of Luther Strange


Allie asked me questions and as I answered she typed them up. Then she sent them to me and this afternoon I reworked them into a decent draft of the statement of purpose for my grad school application. It's due Saturday. Writing is hard.