The Best Thing I've Read In A Long Time . . .

I think I have it figured now: These people want to think it’s dangerous and brave to be a Republican, instead of just sad. And they’re willing to pay, in money and IQ points, for the privilege.

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I'm a composer and musician, and I write about music—I do that here, for the New York Classical Review, at the Brooklyn Rail (I edit the music section there) and any place else that will have me, like New Music Box and Music & Literature. I also wrote the Miles Davis' Bitches Brew book in the 33 1/3 series.