Jennifer SeniorWhen I imagine Trump's brain, I imagine a bug zapper in a drizzle. Bzzzzzzzzzzt. Fzzzz. Bzzz fzzz bzzzzzzzzzzt. But frankly, mine is almost no better at this moment.
Jennifer SeniorI marvel at my colleagues at op-ed: They're like bugs with eyes all over their heads, evolved to take in several streams of information simultaneously. Whereas me? I’m a Cyclops. I see just one thing at a time. My column about it
Subtitled “The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush,” Jon Meacham’s biography reveals the ambition that lay behind a president often seen as ineffectual.
Jennifer SeniorEven in 2015, the eds gave my review of Meacham's bio the following headline: "In ‘Destiny and Power,’ George H.W. Bush Epitomizes a Vanishing G.O.P." We all knew Bush was a dying breed; we just didn't anticipate the continental fire that'd destroy him.
Jennifer SeniorMost of you know this, but in case you don't: @jmeacham's bio of George H.W. Bush is really wonderful.
Jennifer Senior"Nearly one in five believe that most anti-Semitism is a response to the behavior of Jews. Roughly a third say Jews use the Holocaust to advance their own goals." Read @bariweiss on the horrifying pervasiveness of European anti-Semitism