Lucian Truscott Newsletter

Lucian K. Truscott IV
Politics, culture, and whatever's rattling around in my head..
Created 05 Jan 2021
  • The season of the knife
    25 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 37 32
    The real deal. Subscribe now My grandfather, the general, taught me how to sharpen knives when I was 12 years old. “Boy! Get in here! I’ve got something I want to teach you!” he called from the kitche...
  • Josh Hawley is afraid "The Left" is neutering American men!
    24 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 39 29
    Well, “The Left” haven’t neutered this one! Subscribe now Senator Josh Hawley of Missouri traveled all the way from Washington D.C. to Orlando, Florida, to tell the National Conservatism Conference th...
  • The American horror story
    22 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 48 38
    I’m not going to dignify or add to the creep’s burgeoning right-wing rock stardom by using his name. Nor am I going to take you through the details you already know so well of what he did. That such a...
  • Pride and prejudice: Forget critical race theory. Let's talk about critical race facts.
    20 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 52 41
    Protest against critical race theory at a school board. Subscribe now You want to know what the whole brouhaha about critical race theory is about? It’s about people not wanting their children taught ...
  • It's not Eastman. It's not Meadows. It's not Bannon. It's Trump.
    19 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 40 43
    The Trump “war room” at the Willard Hotel on January 5 Subscribe now Did you see him doing his federal indictment perp-walk this week in his signature shirt-over-shirt-over-shirt under waxed-cotton sh...
  • The Lex
    17 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 47 28
    Subscribe now Back then, it seemed like every time I took the Lexington Avenue subway it was winter and it was cold. I don’t mean cold like there’s a chill in the air and you forgot your coat. I mean ...
  • Run on it
    16 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 37 31
    President Biden signs infrastructure bill at White House. Subscribe now I was paging through one of my notebooks looking for something I had written so I wouldn’t forget it when I came across this not...
  • Things don't work the way they did anymore.
    15 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 47 50
    John Dean on July 25, 1973 at the Watergate committee Give a gift subscription On June 25, 1973, former Nixon counsel John Dean appeared before the Senate Watergate Committee in a packed hearing room ...
  • Another gorgeous morning on Accabonac Harbor
    13 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 97 43
    Photo by Tracy Harris I’m taking the day off today and I’m using this post as a kind of Facebook experiment. The column I posted yesterday, “You used to have to do something significant to get death t...
  • You used to have to do something significant to get death threats
    12 Nov 2021 • 5 min read • 57 33
    Subscribe now A school board member from Leesburg, Virginia, just west of Washington D.C., resigned her position on the board last month after receiving eight months of abusive, threatening, and profa...
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