Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan revealed last week that he is a politician with champagne tastes and standards. Here’s some other initiatives Duggan’s planning as part of his planned “Detroit – Nothing But The Best” image rebranding campaign.
The New York Times is Ground Zero of America’s cancel culture, and the mean spiritedness responsible for the forced resignation of veteran science reporter Donald McNeil has contaminated journalism and popular culture. The success of the Times and other once elite publications is dependent on continuously fueling negativity and anger.
I’m delighted that Detroit Lions quarterback Matt Stafford and his wife Kelly are decamping for L.A. to join the Rams football family. Life in La La Land is going to take some cultural and culinary adjustments, and as a former Detroiter myself I’ve graciously prepared a primer to ease their transition.
A recent LinkedIn post by Roderick Mann lamenting how Americans have become numb to corporate and other widespread wrongdoing has been weighing on me. Upon considerable reflection, I’ve concluded the issue isn’t that Americans have become inured to immoral and ethically challenged behavior. It’s that so many are willing to embrace and participate in it.
I recently learned that the Toronto Star, far-and-away the best place I ever worked, has been overrun with woke journalists. My initial reaction was anger. Upon further reflection, I came to feel sorry for them.