The A1 Verse: Ron Johnson’s ministry of truth

By Thomas Gaulkin | March 22, 2021

Caricature of Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI). Illustration by DonkeyHotey (CC-BY-SA).

Every so often, a story published on the front page of the New York Times is so well written, meaningful, and appropriate to the Bulletin’s concerns that small snippets of it, properly chosen and arranged, produce something more than journalism, something that approaches … poetry. That blessed coincidence occurred March 22, 2021.

We suspect it’ll occur again.

Untruths Flow From Senator, Shaking Trust

(from the original by Trip Gabriel and Reid J. Epstein)

Senator Outrage,
the foremost amplifier,
an all-access purveyor
of misinformation
and the etymology of

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