here at sinkhole, we’re explorers, not explainers – our goal is to chart the world's complexities, to resist the echo chamber, and to engage in the difficult work of empathy.
There is some movement toward resolution behind the scenes, though a deal is still very much out of reach.
Slate's new podcast Slow Burn, about the downfall of Richard Nixon, is an excellent new addition to the ocean of podcasts about Trump, in large part because it stays away from direct comparisons. Plus: SNL parodies fashion shows in the age of #metoo, and a speedrun of Titenic (yes, Titenic) will make your day.
Compassion works best when it’s selfish.
In a divided country, the song, and the man himself, are things we can all agree on.