Removing Keillor from a 30-year-old piece of art is beyond the dimly lit pale. Judas did worse, but he’s still in daVinci’s “Last Supper.”
This is not a feel-good, trophy-for-everyone argument. Solutions that incorporate minority views are sturdier, more resilient, and often more creative.
Taken together, these two parties can handle the beginning and the end, leaving only the middle. Connecting those dots shouldn’t be difficult.
It’s not a manger scene if Mary is behind the United ticket counter, Joseph is near Delta’s gate and the baby Jesus is swaddled in Allegiant’s warning display against oversized carry-on bags.
Now the collection is “streamlined” — which sounds good, unless you’re the stream for which it’s bound.
Elected officials might think twice about balancing their budget by dipping into the “Political Cowardice Fund.”
Politics is not like sport, or shouldn’t be. If winning is all that matters, then losers have nothing to do except wait for their turn to be winners.
“Giving ground” to the other side can be in fact what’s necessary to release the interwoven tensions that trap both sides inside a controversy.
When how much we care outstrips how much we know, we find ways to match the two. Rumors and innuendo fill the gap. Conspiracy theories breed in the darkness of not knowing.
Maybe I’ve seen too many video captures of bank robbery suspects wearing baseball caps, but I can feel a deep urge inside me to ask for candy or cash.