The Fallacy of Boats

Stroke, stroke, sunstroke!


The temperature here is set to reach a hundred degrees by the end of the week, and we’re the lucky ones. In some parts of the country, it’s too hot for airplanes to fly. On days like this my dad used to throw us in the truck and head out to the lake, his scratched-up driftboat in the bed and us with our thighs stuck to the hot vinyl seats in the front. I remember being so small, kneeling in the curved belly of the boat while my father rowed, one eye on the sky for July thunderstorms. “Sit still, mae-mae,” he’d remind me. “Don’t rock the boat.”

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Rauner is beatable—if Democrats don’t self-destruct

Rauner has to go!


Don’t get cocky, Democrats. The donkey party is still quite capable of throwing away the 2018 gubernatorial election.

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