"Greyhound," starring Tom Hanks, is that sort of old-fashioned thriller, notably enriched by state-of-the art special effects and riveting action sequences showing World War II’s Battle of the Atlantic.
The poisonous notion that police are the implacable foe of all people of color, worthy of scorn and resistance, and unworthy of decent equipment, could cost innocent lives among officers of the law as well as civilians.
During this period of home isolation, I’ve looked more deeply into messages in the traditional prayers I recite every morning. For instance, a key passage in ancient Jewish liturgy is Yishtabach—or the “God Be Praised” prayer.
While Republican strategists concentrate on mobilizing the white, working class voters that gave President Trump his crucial swing state victories last time, they face a real danger of mass defection from the best-educated segment of the electorate.
Everyone expects President Trump to use his record-breaking campaign war chest to launch vigorous attacks on his November opponent, Joe Biden, but the President’s recent verbal assaults on Barack Obama do nothing to enhance his re-election prospects.