There’s Always a Little More Toothpaste in the Tube
That’s a quote from the late Bill Bryson that resonates on so many levels today. Bill was a much-loved American humorist and travel-writer who wrote with a great feel for British trains and the places they went, many of them on time.
But the toothpaste thing works on so many different levels, from Trump’s indictment to climate change and what the hell is the writer’s strike all about. I’m a little ambiguous about how much paste is left in the environmental crisis, but the rest of life is a piece of cake as long as you don’t kill anyone or frighten the horses.
The American Congress has taught us a thing or two about toothpaste
Those crafty little buggers in Washington keep trying to change the flavor and every election cycle promises us whiter teeth and a smother smile. But it’s mouthwash all the same and we’ve come to expect that. Shame on them, but shame on us as well.
We seldom send a young person to represent us and, when we do, they take a look at the steep hill to leadership, get tol…