The latest grifter attempting to divert attention from the shit-show trying to stay in power picked on the wrong person. Mary Louis Kelly’s answer to pompous Pompeo is both elegant and a mini civics lesson.
There is a reason that freedom of the press is enshrined in the Constitution. There is a reason it matters that people in positions of power — people charged with steering the foreign policy of entire nations — be held to account. The stakes are too high for their impulses and decisions not to be examined in as thoughtful and rigorous an interview as is possible.
The songwriter created a refreshing drink — It consisted of tequila, cranberry juice and lemon, not as sweet as a Cosmopolitan (which came along later) and served in a stem glass over ice — in the 1970s. You can try one on Thursdays in August at the Jewish Museum.