Wednesday, December 11, 2019
• The impeachment proceeding is just the latest manifestation of an epistemological crisis: apparently, Pat Moynihan was wrong, and you can have your own facts. For godfather of the current crisis, I nominate Rupert Murdoch, who brought the spirit of British tabloid journalism to American television. It's hard to stay involved in the ongoing "drama" in Congress when everybody's already guessed the ending.
• I'm curious to see how the Liberal Democrats fare in tomorrow's British election, with their straightforward, unequivocal support for remaining in the EU. It wasn't that long ago that the LibDems propped up a Conservative minority government. Might they do the same for Labour?