Trump is reaping what he sowed

Do not be deceived: God cannot be mocked. A man reaps what he sows. Galatians 6:7 President Trump was tweeting again this morning in his typical, "poor me," "history is whatever I say it is," manner. This leads into something I have been think about since my last podcast with playwright Jeremiah Miller. As much as … Continue reading Trump is reaping what he sowed

A Trump in the Crowd

I recently rewatched a classic cautionary tale about the dangers of populism and mass media, A Face in the Crowd (1957). It's the story of Larry "Lonesome" Rhodes (Andy Griffith), a drifter with no moral center, a talent for playing the guitar, and the gift of gab. When he is given the opportunity to become a radio … Continue reading A Trump in the Crowd