Eliana Dockterman and Katie Heaney Consider Privilege, Affection, and Elizabeth Holmes

Eliana Dockterman isn't wrong about Elizabeth Holmes' privilege. I haven't seen Alex Gibney's HBO documentary yet, so I don't know if the thrust of Dockterman's brief Time review (that Gibney fails to connect the privileged dots as part of his narrative) is accurate, but I do wonder why Dockterman doesn't mention herself that Holmes' dad … Continue reading Eliana Dockterman and Katie Heaney Consider Privilege, Affection, and Elizabeth Holmes

Mitt Says Poor Mothers Must Work Outside the Home for Sense of “Dignity”

This is from 2012: Oooopsy daisies, Mitt Romney.  Poor women who stay at home to raise kids don't have the dignity of work enjoyed by rich mothers who do the same (and don't have to worry about things like where their next meal is coming from).  Mitt, this is why you're the worst. You flat … Continue reading Mitt Says Poor Mothers Must Work Outside the Home for Sense of “Dignity”

I Was a Kid in the 80s

Obama will close Gitmo but will hold enemy combatants indefinitely without trial on the mainland. Semantics must be justice. There are pictures of Pelosi toasting Cheney and Shepard Fairey laughing, obey, obey, obey, obey the giants and their posses. I was a kid in the 80’s.