Redefining misanthropy for a fresh generation. Standard posts begin with a definition from Ambrose Bierce's The Devil's Dictionary followed by a modern adjustment. Miscellany on Wednesday and storytelling on Saturday.
Thursday, November 08, 2007
PURIFICATION, n. A process that we hope to be beyond smelling range of, when it is applied to American politics.
2007 Update: The wholesale substitution of new toxins for old poisons, such as replacing authoritarianism with populism or formaldehyde for blood.