Today’s Must-Read: A Hillary Clinton campaign staffer attended the conservative convention CPAC, expecting to encounter angry, bitter, violent, close-minded “deplorables” and fearing she might not get out alive.
Until recently, the arts was the one place America could set aside political, geographical, racial, religious, and economic barriers and come together. If the arts community becomes part of the polarization instead of bridging communities and people over the power of civil norms as reflected in the arts, then we as a civilization may not be long for this earth.
The “Russia” investigation goes on and on, with no evidence of collusion by the Trump team but nevertheless with no end in sight. At this point, people who are trying to do their jobs in the White House and in Congress, from the President on down, are understandably impatient.
Authorities have arrested Daniel Frisiello of Beverly, Massachusetts, on suspicion of sending threatening letters containing a scary but harmless white powder to five people, including Donald Trump Jr.’s wife, Vanessa.
If you were amazed that a handful of traumatized Florida high school students were able to organize the most effective anti-gun movement in decades, all in a matter of days, where previous efforts by adults have failed, here’s what the media didn’t tell you: it wasn’t magic.