The Solomon Scandals
The D.C. newspaper novel, the media,the Washington area, tech and other surrealism: David Rothman at large

Groucho Marx once said any club that would admit him wasn’t worth joining. Marx was Jewish, of course, as am I, along with many of the characters in my novel, The Solomon Scandals; and I’m curious if the same logic might be behind rabbis’ traditional reluctance to convert nonJews without sufficient preparation to join our […]

Who says Arizona’s governor is a racist rabble-rouser willing to use Gestapo tactics against Hispanics and many other nonwhites by in effect forcing them to carry IDs? My theory is that Gov. Jan Brewer is enlightened and prescient and has secretly been in touch with Stephen Hawkin. This world-famous astrophysicist warns that, far from being […]