Monthly Archives: October 2016

“CHIRP!”

“CHIRP!” by David Benjamin “The job of the newspaper is to comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable.” — Mr. Dooley (Finley Peter Dunne) PARIS — When the press acquiesced to being called “the media,” the door closed on Finley Peter Dunne and opened wide for Billy Bush. Marshall McLuhan introduced the term “medium” to…
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Donald Trump’s Parisian sweetheart

Donald Trump’s Parisian sweetheart by David Benjamin “When I was a child, I talked like a child. I thought like a child. I reasoned like a child. When I became a man, I put the ways of childhood behind me.” — 1 Corinthians 13:11 PARIS — My friends in the Trumpkamp think that non-Trumpniks like…
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