Still Just a Woman

February 21, 2011

The announcement from CBS News was horrifying.  Lara Logan, the network’s chief foreign affairs correspondent, suffered “a brutal and sustained sexual assault” in Cairo.  I turned the words around in my head:  “brutal,” “sustained” and “sexual assault.”  She was beaten, as well.  I could only imagine that she had experienced the worst physical attack a […]

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A Face of Evil

January 15, 2011

Those fanatical eyes.  That twisted face.  The Joker smile.  The bald head. I avert my eyes every time I see photos of Jared Loughner, the 22-year-old being held in connection with the shooting deaths of six innocent people, and the wounding of 13 others.  Among them, Arizona Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, the main target of his […]

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