WHAT THE HELL

Kevin Brennan Writes About What It's Like

Life beyond the tipping point

I know I go on and on about what bad shape democracy is in these days, and under my generation’s watch for the most part. It’s pretty depressing. You’re all … Continue reading

August 9, 2021 · Leave a comment

When DeSantis comes marching in …

• Governor Ron DeSantis of Florida is betting his political future on the popularity of “freedom over commonsense.” He’s made it impossible for cities and counties there to impose mask … Continue reading

August 6, 2021 · 8 Comments

I’m sick–covid or not covid?

MONDAY—I’m writing in real time to document what feels like textbook 2021 angst. By the time I press the publish button, all the questions I have right now will have … Continue reading

August 4, 2021 · 22 Comments

It’s fire season … for democracy

I can already see the writing on the wall vis-a-vis the 2022 midterm elections. Thanks to new voter suppression laws in red states like Texas, Florida, and Georgia, the GQP … Continue reading

August 2, 2021 · Leave a comment