Let me start with a quick explanation and apology.
There was this big hit Oscar-winning movie recently called Argo about people making a fake movie, and in it there was a running joke where the Argo producer says, when people annoy him, “Argo fuck yourself.” Like a knock-knock joke: “Argo” “Argo who?” “Argo fuck yourself.”
On Twitter, throughout this campaign, I have referred to Charlotte Golar Richie as CharGo, because I like to make nicknames for pols and also she has a very long name for ...<< MORE >>
The great American national non-conversation about race has been sadly, predictably repeated again with the Trayvon Martin shooting and George Zimmerman trial, of which I have diligently avoided comment until now.
America during these high-profile events resembles a poorly-communicative couple sulking separately over an argument that is about entirely different things to each of them — and each thinks it's so obvious what the argument is really about (he hates my family; she never wants me to spend time with my friends; he's flirting with that woman; she spent my X money on Y; etc.) they ...<< MORE >>