On the Importance of Managed Expectations

We had guests over for lunch Saturday afternoon. Unlike many Danish households, we hadn’t planned our day around the evening’s European Cup match between Denmark and Finland, but we weren’t deliberately avoiding it, either. By the time 18:00 rolled around, our little gathering was winding down so we turned on the game. We didn’t watch…

The Restoration Will Be Unsourced

More and more damning information is coming about Dr. Fauci, the Wuhan lab leak theory, and the mechanics of statecraft applied to the suppression of scientific inquiry, even from some piously leftwing outlets. The border crisis continues unabated. Mere weeks after Eastern European hackers shut down a major gas pipeline and caused gas shortages across…

Meaning-Promoting Purposes

Yesterday’s post was all about the narrative—specifically, the leftist-controlled American narrative that drives so much establishment media coverage and big tech censorship. (Note that not long after I posted that, Facebook lifted its ban on posts speculating about a possible lab origin of the virus. Thoughtcrime abolished! As I foretold you: it will eventually be…

Great Prayer Day Weekend

The blog is going to go dark for the next few days, as the Danish Store Bededag (“Great Prayer Day”) holiday weekend dovetails perfectly with my need for a little extra time to attend to private matters, not least among those some time away from the news. It’s a well-timed break, and by jumping into…

The Authorities Recommended This Post Be Written

Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S) came on television two nights ago, flanked by the usual panel of socially distanced ministers, to tell us all we couldn’t go to school or work or restaurants or cafés or play sports or go out to movies or concerts or plays for at least an extra three weeks. And…