Selling freelance investigative journalism proposals is a lot like selling other stories, but harder. There just aren’t enough media outlets willing to engage in watchdog reporting. And pitching investigations which may have uncertain and...
In “Exercise of Power,” Robert M. Gates draws on his years of experience to examine America’s role in the world, and outlines a plausible way to repair the damage.
Scott Stossel"...a combination of Cassandra and Eeyore, warning endlessly about hubris, overreach and all the other things that could go wrong." Robert Gates in the Situation Room, as described by Gideon Rose, is my Spirit Animal.
The blunders of the president and his ideological attorney general are destroying any illusion of control.
Scott Stossel"The triple crisis of the spring of 2020—the coronavirus, unemployment, protests—and the elusive basement campaign of his Democratic challenger have Trump swinging wildly and connecting with his own face."
Children will pick up on things whether you try to shelter them or not. Being honest will help them make sense of tragedy.
Scott Stossel"If your mom is outside attacking the family groceries with bleach, something she never once did in your preceding 8 years on this planet, you may not believe her when she says everything’s good and you don’t need to worry about the coronavirus."
In his new memoir, the former national security adviser assesses and defends his time in the Trump administration.
Scott Stossel"The Trump White House sounds, in Bolton’s telling, like a collection of soulless incompetents, perhaps graced by the presence of an exceedingly rare competent such as Bolton himself (also soulless)."