The path to removing yourself from the blinding spotlight of unwanted publicity is NOT to do an Oprah interview on CBS on a Sunday evening and anyone with half a brain knows that.
University department cocktail party-style chit-chat - [he thinks] "I'll mention Marshal Foch; that'll impress them..." - like that dropped on Twitter trying to be passed off as journalism is I feel an excellent example of why the current US president enjoys lots of support when he criticizes certain media and reporters as conjuring up "fake news."
I've written before that this is not a politics site and that I will not push my personal political opinions at you. You don't care about what I think and I don't blame you. My views aren't important. However, sometimes politics must come up when addressing certain issues. And it may be unavoidable to touch [...]
As I have written previously, I do not take a public stance about British politics. I have my private opinions of course, and they're known to family and friends. However, when you are a guest in someone else's home, I believe you respect the homeowner and keep your mouth shut about their choice of political [...]
I've lived here now nearly 20 years. I love this country. It has some of the best people in the world. Others out there may become emotional and raise their voices when angered. In contrast, the British tend to turn "frosty" and quieter. And the British definitely don't scare easily. The Nazis tried flattening this [...]