I’m all in for the next president Clinton, but FDR? Even if he gave a fine speech, no one remembers him, not even boomers.
Jeb! Bush announced his candidacy, saying “I will run to win.” What an unusual sentiment.
Intellectuals and writers can’t compete with TV, film, and sporting celebrities. Even politicians rank higher than the intelligentsia (a true disaster for humanity) because they have also taken on the trappings of celebrity. The slow culture of the life of the mind is no match for the fast culture of the digital era.
The sacking of Nobel Laureate Tim Hunt is being blamed on feminists. It is true that without feminism, Mr Hunt would have been unable to give a talk on “Women in science.”