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I have read some and written some, so not unnaturally I have opinions about fiction, the most important of which is authorial voice. Not plot, not theme, but a style of expression that is almost entirely unique to each author, good, bad, or indifferent. Ayn Rand had a simple style of expression, writing in English as her second language. Interesting plots and sweeping themes, of course, but Rand never earned literary kudos, nor did it matter to her. She knew how to draw a romantic triangle and make it stick, even in private life. I'm not convinced that there is a lot of daylight between a
I hear that the DNC has arranged for a large number of women who are mothers of young black men shot by police to appear at the convention. The idea is to reinforce the false narrative that police are racist and killing young black men in disproportionate numbers. One of the women is the mother of Michael Brown, who Eric Holder's Justice department reluctantly concluded was trying to kill the police officer who had to shoot him out of self-defense. That they would include her tells me that they have reached a high level of confidence that they are no longer bound by the truth or any facts i