Gabriel d'Annunzio was the sort of man to whom whose his own children had to refer as "maestro." A pioneer of celebrity culture, he embellished his ardent nationalism with showmanship, attracting a cult-like following in Western Europe.
Amid a lot of excitement about the novel and good reviews, a lot of the discourse is (rightly) fixated on some choice sex scenes between fictionalized versions of Hillary and Bill — and, folks… it's rough.
We spoke to dozens of Joe Biden's staffers, most of whom were women, to get a broader picture of his behavior toward women throughout his career, how they see Tara Reade's allegation and whether there was evidence of a larger pattern.
The economy is in free fall but Wall Street is thriving and stocks of big private equity firms are soaring dramatically higher. That tells you who investors think is the real beneficiary of the federal government's massive rescue efforts.
After immersing myself in the worlds created by the campaigns of Joe Biden and President Trump, I found that the Republican effort was designed to keep supporters energized, inspired and sometimes angry, while the Democratic effort was genteel and gave me much less to do.
Rather than dominating the news cycle, former Senate staffer Tara Reade's recent allegation that former Vice President Joe Biden sexually assaulted her has been slow to receive coverage in many outlets.