Politics Sunday


Hey! You! I love doing these political links, but no one clicks on them. So I want to hear from you: What kind of political links do you  want to see? What are you interested in? I will scour the Internets for you if you tell me.

“Is the Pope toast?”

Josh Marshall invents a term for a “literary form” known as “Gonzonia,” those political fundraising “emails with a lot of exclamation points and bolds and underlines and even double underlines when the rush of regular old underlines wears off for over-use.”

In case you missed it because all the American media is talking about is this Massa fellow, there’s some crazy stuff happening in Thailand right now.

The Root lists people they’d “like to remove from Black History Month.” So does John McWhorter at TNR. (via)

Here is “why American health care costs so much.”

Seth Fischer's writing has appeared in Best Sex Writing 2013, Buzzfeed, PankGuernica, Lunch Ticket, Gertrude, and elsewhere. His Rumpus piece "Notes from a Unicorn" was listed as a notable essay in The Best American Essays 2013. He will be a 2014 Lambda Literary Emerging Voicing Fellow and was a 2013 Jentel Arts Residency Program Fellow. He also teaches at Antioch University Los Angeles and Writing Workshops Los Angeles. Find more writing of his writing at www.seth-fischer.com, or reach him @sethfischer. More from this author →