Now that our convention is over ….

I have a few thoughts. Perhaps they may seem random, perhaps not. I watched all of each night, and some commentary both on cable and what I saw online. These thoughts, however, are only mine, They will not be in any particular order. Make of them what you will. Let me start with our moderator/hostess…

Eugene Robinson is a must-read on Michelle Obama

in his Washington Post column titled For someone who says she hates politics, Michelle Obama is a political powerhouse. Let me put it simply by starting with his final two paragraphs: Speakers tonight had no crowd to rouse, no applause to draw energy from, no way to gauge how their orations were being received. They…

Trump undercuts another Obama achievement, this time on healthy school lunches

So I was lying in bed this morning eating a family-sized bag of Funyuns and thinking that America’s children are not nearly obese enough yet when I saw this Washington Post story about the Trump administration undermining Michelle Obama’s signature achievement … on her birthday. And it made me swell with — well, not pride, exactly. Fat,…