It felt funny writing a letter to the editor, which is such a careful and stilted process, when it’s so much easier to blog. But I try not to blog much about politics. So after reading a David Brooks column about Rudy Giuliani in the Saturday Times, I sat down as my parents did to their dying days, and wrote a short letter. It appeared yesterday (after I assured them in an email that I was indeed the person in NJ who wrote it, that I didn’t spam it to other pubs, and that the letter had nothing to do with my job.)

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