The American: For Italy & the World
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The color of power
Christopher P. Winner
Christopher P. Winner is editor and publisher of The American. His column appears weekly.
In Prague at the turn of the century, watching (and overhearing) left a journalist with ample room to scribble.
When a literature professor retired 35 years ago, he rued a world of ruffled civility. Little could he imagine the next phase.
Presidents can rage and rant against filthy interlopers but those who like what they hear would be wise to remember America's origins.
Vision metaphors are central to all aspects of speech, but they take for granted the precarious gift of seeing.
The difference between chicken noodle and cleanliness once proved mystifying, even for pajamas.