Monthly Archives: September 2011

The trick to being prime minister

Berlusconi is in the crosshairs again. This time for cavorting with young escorts, even though, as he said in his own defense, it was in a strictly amicable and—here’s the clincher—”elegant” way. Berlusconi? Elegant? Will oxymoron’s never cease? As the … Continue reading

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What has happened to “The Daily Cure”? you might ask—although you probably don’t. All our lives swirl and smolder, occupying our attention with emergency and splendor, such that the musings of a blogger are likely the least of our concern. … Continue reading