It is true that many histories are partial – in both senses of the word: incomplete and one-sided. But some histories are more complete than others. There is a lot of historical evidence to support the claim that Jews played a major role in plantation slavery in the Caribbean.
In death, Wilmot Perkins is at grave risk of becoming a saint. Mutty would not be amused. I think he rather liked the image of himself as a fearless warrior for all sorts of causes.
The prime minister's impenetrable silence has allowed conspiracy theorists and journalists to enjoy a whole week of asking wicked questions and fabricating even more wicked answers about his sudden resignation.
There’s no question that Senator Lightbourne deserves to be kicked out of the cabinet. Metaphorically speaking, of course. The kick is a familiar image of dismissal. We use it all the time. So much so that it has become a cliché. Las May’s cartoon puts the punch back into the metaphor through the power of visual narrative.