Bob Costas, Level-Headed Broadcaster

Bob Costas, Level-Headed Broadcaster

A friend called me Thursday morning and told me to turn on the Charlie Brennan Show on KMOX, a station I haven’t listened to since parting ways with it almost a decade ago. But my friend told me the guest was a broadcaster who I respect enormously, Bob Costas,...
As I Tweeted

As I Tweeted

The Jim Acosta/White House press pass story is too insider-ish for most Americans to care about, but I predict that, in light of CNN’s lawsuit, he’ll get his access back — then Trump will never call on him again at a press...
Little-Known Ballot Issues

Little-Known Ballot Issues

In addition to the various politicians hoping to win the election today, there are also state and local constitutional amendments, referenda, propositions, and other ballot issues to consider. Here are ten you probably haven’t heard about — because I made...
Nothing Matters Except Your Vote

Nothing Matters Except Your Vote

Last week, President Obama made an appearance at a rally for Andrew Gillum, who is running for governor of Florida, and Senator Bill Nelson, the only Democrat serving in statewide office there. During the speech, Obama said two things that caught my attention. The...
Two Random Thoughts

Two Random Thoughts

I’d bet there was a hastily called meeting at NBC News yesterday morning after Megyn Kelly said she doesn’t understand what’s wrong with white people dressing up for Halloween in blackface. I haven’t seen Kelly’s ratings lately, but if...
Mr. Perspective’s Thought Of The Day

Mr. Perspective’s Thought Of The Day

Being disengaged in our current political climate because “both sides are the same” is like equating someone who once ate a pig-in-a-blanket as an hors d’ouvre at a party to Joey Chestnut downing 70 hot dogs at the Nathan’s July 4th...