I would hope that so many of those leading the war on cops would take the time to take an honest look at the work, the facts and the data, compiled by Heather Mac Donald in “The War on Cops” and rethink their unfair condemnation of our men and women in blue.
...the Berlin Olympics were carefully orchestrated by propaganda minister Joseph Goebbels and filmed by Leni Riefenstahl to show the world the terrifying images of Aryan “purity” and Nazi supremacy. Yet for these American boys, it was an amazing dream. A touching, fairly uncomplicated portrayal of rowing legends.
I haven’t watched “Seinfeld” reruns for a while. I overdosed years ago and went cold turkey. Perhaps the highest praise I can give “Seinfeldia” is that it made me want to buy a loaf of marbled rye and start watching again, from the beginning.
The takeaway for mother and son is a closeness they didn’t have before, and their interchanges might prompt readers to do the same with their own elderly parents, perhaps with the same outcome. Entertaining and thoughtful moments exchanged between a mother and son who have spent much of their lives in the spotlight.
When material runs thin, the author inserts breezy anecdotes, descriptions of her surroundings, the scientists’ physiognomy, and the sufferings of a journalist willing to try anything. Battlefield R&D is a topic too fascinating to ruin, so readers who can tolerate the author’s relentless flippancy will not regret the experience.