“This insistence on merit — the successful person’s fantasy of earning what you got by out-working people from less privileged backgrounds — defines our unequal era of naked, unabashed favoritism.”
“To understand why the United States is on the path to social democracy, one must recognize that although it is a rich country, it nevertheless suffers from serious economic failings”
46 Tweets about 44 Presidents by Eric Loomis.
“The problem with Christie isn’t merely that he is a bully. It’s that his political career is built on a rotten foundation.”
“He had no affairs with women, although in 1876 he reportedly once slept with the great actress Sarah Bernhardt, after which he vomited for twenty-four hours. (She remained a great friend.)”