Irony in Philadelphia

On the first day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention ironies abound. The Wikileaks release of email and other documents hacked from the Democratic National Committee has caused great embarrassment to Hillary Clinton supporters at the DNC. Many of the Democrats, now outraged by the hacking, supported Edward Snowden, employee of a National Security Agency…

Sanders and Trump

Cape Cod Times letter, March 16, 2016. Columnist Cynthia Stead is on to something, noting that many Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders voters have the other as a second choice (“Voters disdain government, politicians,” March 10). What they have in common is disgust at the preoccupation of politicians of both parties with catering to big…