After receiving a trove of documents from the whistleblower, I found myself under surveillance and investigation by the U.S. government.
Denise Kersten Wills"Snowden walked me wordlessly to a back elevator and up to his hotel room. For two days, throughout 14 hours of interviews, he did not once part the curtains or step outside."
Must read piece by the great @bartongellman
Across the country, social distancing is becoming a way to signal which side of the culture war you’re on. The consequences could be disastrous.
Denise Kersten Wills"The white-haired Republicans seemed to delight in breaking the new rules. ... When their tee times were up, they piled defiantly into golf carts, shoulder to shoulder, and sped off toward the first hole." by @mckaycoppins
The decision by the school’s president, Jerry Falwell Jr., to partly reopen his evangelical university enraged residents of Lynchburg, Va. Then students started getting sick.
Denise Kersten WillsJeff Brittain, a Liberty parent, wrote on Twitter: “I’m as right wing as they get, bud. But as a parent of three of your students, I think this is crazy, irresponsible and seems like a money grab.”
Mr. Falwell replied, calling him a “dummy.”
As I hunker down at home with my family amid a global pandemic, I have a new appreciation for a strange religious tradition.
Denise Kersten Wills"The ritual of counting and stacking and sorting the cans—like so many rituals of faith—offered something more abstract than physical sustenance: peace of mind, a sense of hope, something to grip while the world is unraveling."