Posts Tagged: Mitt Romney

The Rumpus Interview with Leigh Stein

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Leigh Stein discusses her new memoir, Land of Enchantment, co-founding Out of the Binders, and why most of her projects begin as “an idea that someone else pushes back on.”

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The Man with the Biggest Mouth

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“The guys with the biggest mouths are always the most fragile.” –Donald Trump, at a rally in New Orleans, March 4th 2016 Leaving the airplane hangar, thousands of Trump 2016 signs sandwiched under the arms of red, white, and blue t-shirts and American flag windbreakers, I find myself unlucky enough to be walking behind a […]

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When We Allow the Imagination to Roam Free

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At The New Yorker, Saturday Rumpus editor Michelle Dean explores what Mitt Romney might learn from Wallace Stevens. “This embedded idea, that there was something liberating in the elimination of risk, led Stevens to write approvingly in that company journal of social insurance in Italy, Germany, and England. For Stevens, these policies embodied the ideal […]

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