Christmas Eve and all is wrapped

So without further ado, we’ll listen as Michele Obama reads “Twas the Night Before Christmas,” Clement Clark Moore’s wonderful 1823 poem. Moore didn’t acknowledge his authorship until he published a book of poems in 1844. There’s apparently an ongoing dispute among some literati and academics as to whether he was the actual author. He was …

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Democratic Convention, Night One

Cory Booker gave a good speech, Elizabeth Warren gave a good speech, Bernie Sanders gave probably a stronger endorsement than the Clinton campaign expected, but the star of the night was the current First Lady of the United States. As somebody said, she just kept stepping up to the plate and parking balls in the …

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