30 seconds from Lincoln Project: “School”

put out just in time for the day on which most students head back to school lots of quick powerful images and words including images to remind us of the multiple failures of our Secretary of Education including a teacher saying “I do not want to go to another funeral for my students” So far…

George Floyd died in 8 Minutes and 46 Seconds

There were a lot of die-ins this weekend. The NY Times assembled the sequence from arrest to death of George Floyd. On May 25, Minneapolis police officers arrested George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man, after a deli employee called 911, accusing him of buying cigarettes with a counterfeit $20 bill. Seventeen minutes after the first squad…

In three seconds, Trump undermined CDC's COVID-19 health recommendation

Even if Donald Trump had done everything else perfectly, his loosey-goosey attitude toward government messaging on coronavirus mitigation would be one of the biggest scandals in the history of the country. But it turns out he’s actually done virtually nothing well during the crisis. An Ebola-infected rhesus monkey with a pair of semaphore flags dipped in…

15 seconds that are sure to get under Trump's thin skin

I was — and continue to be — peeved at Michael Bloomberg for throwing his fancy, bejeweled billionaire hat in the ring at an absurdly late date. I’m not much for rich guys buying their way into our politics. But you have to hand it to him for this ad: x x YouTube Video BLOOMBERG:…