Trump humiliates underlings with firings; the media reports metaphoric “stays of execution.”
The Destruction of Tyre, by John Martin, 1840. © Toledo Museum of Art, purchased with funds from the Libbey Endowment, gift of Edward Drummond Libbey.
Volume X, Number 3 | summer 2017
Dread attends the unknown.—Nadine Gordimer, 1998
Stay Updated Subscribe to the LQ Newsletter
The World in Time
Lewis H. Lapham talks with Richard White, author of The Republic for Which It Stands: The United States during Reconstruction and the Gilded Age, 1865–1896. More