One year later, assessing Chris Davis' club-record contract with the Orioles

Democratic National Convention (1968)

Not a member of an organized political party, just a Democrat

As a registered Democrat, I have only a detached and anthropological interest in the current ruction within the Republican Party. It’s the odd intensity of the opposed factions within the Democratic Party that draws my attention, particularly the vehement assertions of the partisans of X that they will sit out the election if Y is nominated.

I saw an instance of rodomontade on Facebook in which a gentleman thought it would be a good thing for Donald Trump or Ted Cruz to win and “teach the country a lesson.”

Actually, the country has been offered lessons...