Post-acquittal special edition

I was disinclined to comment on the acquittal of Jose Ines Garcia Zarate in the death of Kathryn Steinle, although Rod Dreher was prophetic: it sent our President—who has demagogued this case for two years—into a tweeting frenzy.

I did not follow this story. I generally respect verdicts unless I sit through an entire trial myself.

But Fox news, from which I expect something a couple of clicks better than Donald Trump’s trolling tweets, hosted an ignoramus or demagogue, one @DavidWohl, a Monday-morning quarterback, to whom @loweringthebar responded perfectly:


I should have scrolled more of my Twitter feed before posting.





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“Liberal education is concerned with the souls of men, and therefore has little or no use for machines … [it] consists in learning to listen to still and small voices and therefore in becoming deaf to loudspeakers.” (Leo Strauss)

There is no epistemological Switzerland. (Via Mars Hill Audio Journal Volume 134)

Some succinct standing advice on recurring themes.