A Sweet Sight for Tired Eyes

After the usual two-hour flight from Hanoi to HCMC, arriving at 12:30 a.m. Sunday morning, I had a good feeling when I turned on my phone and did a quick search for "US election". What I saw in English and Vietnamese was the icing on the cake of what had been a good day with … Continue reading A Sweet Sight for Tired Eyes

The US presidential election as a reflection of two Americas

People watch fireworks after media announced that Democratic U.S. presidential nominee Joe Biden has won the 2020 U.S. presidential election, in Wilmington, Delaware, U.S., November 7, 2020. Photo by Reuters/Mark Makela. I wrote this article - with pleasure - at the request of VNExpress, a top 10 media outlet in Viet Nam. (Looking forward to … Continue reading The US presidential election as a reflection of two Americas

Responses to Reporter’s Questions about US Presidential Election

Emperor Trump has no clothes (David Horsey/LA Times) A reporter from one of Viet Nam's top media outlets asked me (and others) the following questions about the 3 November election. Below are my responses. Yes, I answered most of the questions indirectly. Guilty as charged, but all for a good cause, i.e., to shed more … Continue reading Responses to Reporter’s Questions about US Presidential Election