Posts Tagged: Kurt Baumeister

Weekend Rumpus Roundup

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First, the wonderful “My Poem,” by Grant Snider, personifies the act of creative writing. And Brandon Hicks’s latest comic, “The Drunk,” offers a whimsical look at the road to political success in America. Then, the Saturday Essay picks up where Hicks left off. Kurt Baumeister considers whether the current popularity of fictitious female heads of state translates to the real […]

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The Saturday Rumpus Essay: Female President? TV Says “Definitely, Maybe.”

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Though male politicians (Hillary’s husband included), seem to overcome scandals, to remake themselves with much more ease, we hold our female politicians, including Hillary, to a different standard.

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