Film Review: I Served the King of England

This film has a lot going for it. I like its complexity, I like its use of visuals, and I like its ambition. It has the feeling of a complex novel without trying to be a novel (it’s adapted from a novel). I like its admixture of political satire and gentle humor, and its Charlie … Read more

Why bipartisan is a dirty word

This week the president appealed for bipartisan cooperation. Politicians frequently call for or pledge bipartisan cooperation as if it’s a good thing, but it’s usually a good thing only for the two political parties. The average American citizen should be frightened at the very idea of bipartisan cooperation, and not because one party is always … Read more