Going to the movies
This week’s Fort Myers Film Festival is unprecedented in the region as a life litmus test.
Fail to find something on the sumptuous 77-film menu of domestic and foreign works that you can’t live without — and obviously you’ve stopped breathing. In which case, hang up immediately and call 9-1-1. Full Story
In all the meetings he’s had with his political team, one wonders if anyone has ever told Mitt Romney, “Be yourself.” Full Story
Terror, trauma and the endless Afghan war
We may never know what drove a U.S. Army staff sergeant to head out into the Afghan night and allegedly murder at least 16 civilians in their homes, among them nine children and three women. The massacre near Belambai, in Kandahar, Afghanistan, has shocked the world and intensified the calls for an end to the longest war in U.S. history. The attack has been called tragic, which it surely is. Full Story