Category: The Narrative

The Chronicle of the DC: 27Jul23

One Trait Of An (“R”) Stalinist

Doug Mastriano was never a super candidate. I think he’s now sustained the voters’ impression that prevented him from ever igniting a following. His run wasn’t real. He was and is loyal opposition. Today he’s come out and fully endorsed the old party line of “just vote more, like the Democrats do, and we’ll win.” …

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Is it Safe? Part 1

The wannabe despot is a coward. Before he acts he needs to feel the environment has been well prepared before he makes the next move. The title of this series comes from the line endlessly repeated by the Lawrence Olivier character as he tortured the one portrayed by Dustin Hoffman in Marathon Man. Well, in …

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What Must Not Be Said

     A little-known incident in the early years of World War I comes to mind this morning. (Actually, most Americans know absolutely nothing about World War I, so much so that the entire conflagration, which cost nearly twenty million lives, could be called “a little-known incident.” But I digress.)      Like the deputies in Paris, …

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