05-Sep-18 archive

Of Manifestoes and Buildings and Truman and Stuff

Photo of HIroshima destruction in 1945

[Edited two days later to fix some typos and unclear, stream-of-consciousness-type unclear phrases.] During the recent effort to rename the Russell Senate Office Building, it would have been nice to remember that both Richard Russell, the building’s current namesake, and John McCain, the proposed replacement namesake, (while useful tools to poke the likes of President …

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