Trump Attacks What He Can’t Understand: Courage, Service, Sacrifice

For goons like Donald Trump, men and women of principle are not people to admire. They’re punch lines, chumps, enemies.

Photo: Jamelle Bouie, via Wikimedia Commons

A few months ago, we brought home a new puppy. Strictly speaking, he’s not a “pandemic puppy” — we planned for him to join our family long before COVID-19 was a thing — but having Pippin (LOTR, not the ’70s musical) in our lives…



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Benedict Cosgrove

Writer and editor, online and off, for 3+ decades. Contributor to NY Times, Washington Post,, Daily Beast + more. Visit: @bdcgrove