The Rationalist Papers (25): The Sharpie

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Why am I talking about a hurricane map from a year ago when the election is next week? Because it tells you quite a lot about who we’re voting for. Just a reminder: these Rationalist Papers posts are for the group I call the deciders: conservative, moderate, undecided, and third-party voters considering their choices in … Continued

Donald Trump, Dorian, and the meaning of Sharpiegate

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Donald Trump, or someone close to him, scribbled with a Sharpie on a hurricane weather map to convince us he didn’t make a mistake. His judgment is clearly shot. Assuming we survive until election day, that’s going to be a problem. What happened? Well, on September 1, Trump tweeted that Hurricane Dorian was threatening Alabama … Continued