“I am extremely focused these days, in my own thoughts, on the importance of empathy and perspective.”
[Redistribution] isn’t what people want or need, they actually need and want to work, to be productive contributors in society, to be able to support their own families and communities.
I never feel like I’m an advocate of something. That means you’ve relinquished some of your journalistic capacity to be critical.
“Everyone should read the journal until there’s something that’s made them angry, in a sense, there’s something they’ve agreed with, and there’s something they’ve found unexpected.”
I’ve done plenty of work that didn’t become trendy, but it was completely effective and changed the course of history.
“Below the events in the news, or the surface of these events, are structures that matter at least as much if not more.”
"If the Republican Party doesn’t come back, something else will have to."
“I tell people that we may be 10 percent of the population, but we should be 100 percent of the voice on the walls.”