Another excerpt from Bill Clinton and James Patterson’s thriller “The President is Missing”.

Alright alright alright…. I am not being lazy here, I really think this text captures the thinking of progressives beautifully and describes our current predicament much better than I could. It is taken from the end of the book (pp 504-508, with cut text), but does not reveal the plot, so you are safe to read it if you are in the middle of the book or planning to buy it. I must stress that the rest of the book is a thriller, not a …

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Supreme Court Nomination

Hello all,

here is the text of an email I sent yesterday to our 2 Texas senators, Cruz and Cornyn, as well as to Democratic senators Schumer (NY), Donnelly (IN), Heitkamp (ND), Manchin (WVA) and Republican senators Collins (ME) and Murkowski (AK). The 3 Democratic senators (not Schumer, who heads the Senate) are wobbly because they are endangered in red states in the midterms, and the 2 Republican senators might vote against any nominee who is likely to overthrow Roe v. Wade. Currently it is very …

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borrowed from “The President is Missing”, Bill Clinton and James Patterson.

I picked up this book as summer reading after seeing the authors on a late night program. It is a page turner, where action trumps (he he he) politics. This excerpt, though, seems to be a primal scream from Bill Clinton. I think it applies to TV and social media much more than to the written press, but it pretty much sums up our current predicament. If you pick up the hard cover, you will find this excerpt on pages 59-60. I have cut some …

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