Did Hillary Clinton faint or stumble after leaving a 9/11 ceremony in New York? Is she “physically unfit” to be president, as some conservatives have been claiming for months? And does Sunday’s health episode - which quickly became a major media story - even matter?
One of the most well-known “thou shalts” in the Torah, and one that has best withstood the test of time, is one of the Ten Commandments: the one that says to honor your father and mother. Actually, you’re supposed to go even further - the concept moreh av v’em means you should stand in awe of your father and mother. Even if you have converted to Judaism and your parents haven’t, like Ivanka Trump, you’re still obligated to treat them with respect. You’re not even supposed to contradict them. (Kitzur Shulchan Aruch 143:22)
Donald Trump does not believe Hillary Clinton “has a presidential look.” How unkind of him! And yet, how restrained, as far as he’s concerned. The “presidential look” remark is, for Trump, exceedingly mild stuff. The birther candidate is not comparing his rival’s physique to a chicken takeout order or demanding her execution, as his fans have been doing over the summer. He’s retreated to the almost-quaint world of the subtly sexist microaggression.
Shia LaBeouf, erstwhile Even Stevens, walking meme fodder, and one of the most attention seeking “non-attention-seekers” in all of Hollywood, came out unexpectedly in his recent Variety interview against one of the movie-makers he’s worked with most: Steven Spielberg.
She’s called herself “feisty,” “a tough cookie” and “a shit disturber.” Others have dubbed her “the devil” But for the title of her new autobiography, Sue-Ann Levy chose “Underdog: Confessions of a Right-Wing Gay Jewish Muckraker” (Signal Books).