glenn youngkin

Dualism Defines Politicians

Do not pity the masses. Rather, exercise some sympathy for them as they attempt to sort through their daily lives while politicians – elected and campaigning – issue barrages of promises, criticisms, and nonanswers to questions. With just a smattering… Read More ›

What Are Republicans For?

1 President Joe Biden receives virtually no praise in the media for his prosaic speeches and comments. His narratives are not at all poetic or comparable to alliterative snippets such as “nattering nabobs of negativism” uttered by (but not written… Read More ›

Youngkin’s Election Integrity

Editors’ Note: Reposted from the Virginia Mercury, November 10, 2021. Commentary by Roger Chesley I doubt seriously that Thomas Youngkin, the 17-year-old son of Virginia’s newly minted governor, tried to pull a fast one by voting illegally on Election Day.  He… Read More ›

Whistling Dixie

Whistling Dixie originates from the concept that an impossible or improbable goal will come true or be believed by the listener. While “dog whistle” relates to sound that may be received only by dogs, political dog whistles are intended to… Read More ›