Taylor Lewis

Taylor Lewis

Taylor Lewis writes from Virginia.


Trump in the Crosshairs

Aug 29 2018

Suddenly, President Trump’s impeachment no longer seems implausible. The prospect for impeachment became more real this past week, after the president’s former lawyer Michael Cohen

Bitch, Please!

Bourgeois and Boring

Jun 08 2018

“Passion. Purpose. Pride.” The three words were emblazoned on her black T-shirt. Rainbow-colored and printed in undulating font, the three-word tautogram hung below the less-flashy


City of Brotherly Love Lost

May 23 2018

Last March, the Philadelphia city government ended its working relationship with two Christian-based foster care agencies. The point of dispute: The agencies affirm the two-millennia-old


Feasting on Trump

May 18 2018

President Trump will not be impeached. At least, if congressional Democrats, after retaking Congress in November, are shortsighted enough to begin the impeachment process, the


Mick Mulvaney

Master of the Financial Universe

Nov 30 2017

Elizabeth Warren, call your wigwam. The Wall Street warrior and Native American wannabe is about to have her baby snuffed out, like the Lakota at


A Chance to Heal

Sep 07 2017

President Trump’s decision to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was prudent. While Lady Prudentia is not often a guest at the

Cultural Caviar

Hostage to Fortune

Jul 27 2017

Poor Chris Hughes. Poor, poor, insanely rich Chris Hughes. The Facebook cofounder is the Bertie Wooster of digital philanthropy. Ever of good heart and dumbfounded


Hope for the Luddites

Jun 29 2017

Mark that one presidential promise unmet. The much-celebrated deal hatched between the incoming Trump administration and air conditioner manufacturer Carrier has fallen through. Last December,


Defying the Dead

Jun 22 2017

Of all the unproductive and pernicious taxes, I"€™ve long regarded the estate tax as the most antithetical to a just society. To work your entire


Bill Maher

The Firing Squad

Jun 09 2017

Not to fall prey to bitter emotion is easier said than avoided. And, far more often than I"€™d like, I become the inflamed possession of

Cultural Caviar

Mark Zuckerberg wax figure at Madame Tussaud's

Smartphone Slavery

May 26 2017

President Mark Zuckerberg. Your lips better get used to mouthing that name. The King of Facebook has been traveling across the country, visiting quaint locals,

Cultural Caviar

The Crude Shall Inherit the Earth

May 19 2017

The confluence of factors that landed Donald Trump in the White House was something we are not likely to see again for some time. Somehow,


Ideological Tug-of-War

May 12 2017

And all at once, a sigh of relief could be heard in boardrooms across the globe. The French presidential election ended not with a bang,

Insider Politics

Elites at War

May 02 2017

President Trump's first 100 days are in the history books. So, what did we get, besides bunches of lousy MAGA hats? The quick answer: It


Polling Station, Strasbourg

Liberalism’s Failure

Apr 28 2017

The first round of the French presidential election is done, and the results are monumental. A new president hasn"€™t been decided, but the political realignment