Abe Lincoln’s Warning
“Abraham Lincoln Warned Us About Donald Trump”
by Philip Gourevitch (The New Yorker)
No, Lincoln said, the only danger that America really needed to fear would come from within: “If destruction be our lot, we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen, we must live through all time, or die by suicide.”
“The Island of Kawhi”
by Lee Jenkins (Sports Illustrated)
[Kawhi] was the baby of the family, minded by four older sisters, who stood in long lines to buy his Air Jordans and prophesied in home videos his athletic feats. At seven, Kawhi interrupted an annual physical to inform his pediatrician that he planned to play in the NBA. “Do you know how many kids come in this office and say that?” the doctor smirked. It is possible that Kawhi has not uttered an audacious word since.