Perhaps this is my partisianship coming through, but I found this January Magazine interview with Madeleine Albright completly banal and uninteresting. I have always been of the opinion that she was a diplomat that simply rose too far in the ranks. I can’t believe an interview like this will encourage people to buy her book. I see this one on the remainder table, with the rest of the self-serving political memoirs, pretty darn quickly.
I work in communications and public affairs. I try to squeeze in as much reading as I can while still spending time with my wife and two kids (and cheering on the Pittsburgh Steelers and Michigan Wolverines during football season - oh, and watching golf too).
Trying to wrestle my review of Suicide of the West into publishable shape. Oof, at 2000 words and counting without discussing Part Three.
Richard Brookhiser on Mike Potemra “Mike was a pilgrim, the wandering Christian, the walking American. Through the storm, through the night, lead me on to the light.”- #
“Perhaps we should sympathize with our stunted intellectuals. They are asked to write about much more than they can possibly know anything about…”- #