On John Edwards

Today, I was proved right about John Edwards. I remember Edwards in 2004. He wasn’t the fiery populist that he is now. He was against Universal Health Care. He voted for the war and hadn’t yet apologized (he’d actually co-sponsored the...
Our First Step

Our First Step

12 1/2 months ago, I stepped foot on American soil for the first time in over a year. I wasn’t wearing a flag lapel pin, and my passport had stamps from some rather unseemly countries (Turkey, the Emirates, Malaysia, to name a few), my hair was long, and I was...