Month: June 2014

Sassy, Bossy, Sluts & Bitches

The culture “war” (to besmirch Rupert’s pet yellow rag) continues. This time it’s “Ban Bossy,” an alliterative sound bite. Proponents of putting “bossy” in the same isolation ward as “retarded” say it’s because the word is fundamentally pejorative and used…

Deserters, Traitors and Captives

The US wrangled the release of Bowe Bergdahl, a US Army soldier. Handily it also got rid of five TalibanĀ folks who’ve been out of circulation for 13 years, and had nothing to do with the Afghan war. (I’m not saying…