“Strange, isn’t it? Each man’s life touches so many other lives. When he isn’t around, he leaves an awful hole, doesn’t he?” – Clarence Odbody, “It’s a Wonderful Life.”
The short telegram was delivered on May 3 to an upstate drugstore, informing the owner that his son had died very suddenly.
For me, David Dinkins will always be about youth.
This may seem like an odd observation to make about a machine politician who became mayor at the age of 62, but if you looked under the hood of his campaign in 1989, you would see what I mean.
You’re not going to need a kids' table at Governor Andrew Cuomo’s Thanksgiving.
“My personal advice is you don’t have family gatherings, even for Thanksgiving,” the governor told reporters in a conference call on Wednesday. “I don’t want to endanger our families, endanger our friends.”
Last night’s presidential debate in Nashville was a far more muted affair that thankfully didn’t require the mute button.
There were no pardoning of interruptions between Donald Trump and Joe Biden by moderator Kristen Welker, and it allowed both candidates to deliver debate performances that were easily more coherent than their first ugly encounter in Cleveland.
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