Archive for August 26th, 2018

David Foster Wallace on John McCain: “the guy wanted something different from us”

Sunday, August 26th, 2018

Journalist Peter Hamby brings an important writer to bear on the weekend’s events via Twitter: “Please read David Foster Wallace, writing in 2000 better than most of us hacks, on what John McCain stirred in so many. Especially those who never served.” The pages are taken from McCain’s Promise: Aboard the Straight Talk Express with John McCain and a Whole Bunch of Actual Reporters, Thinking About Hope.