The Vermont Cynic

As 2020 comes, hold candidates to higher standards

As 2020 comes, hold candidates to higher standards

Emily Johnston

February 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In the era of #MeToo, it’s not easy to forgive someone who has tolerated  sexual misconduct. Ever since Jan. 2, when I read about several of Bernie Sanders’ staffers being accused of sexual harassment on CNN, I have begun to doubt whether or not he is a good candidate for 2020. The New York Tim...

The Olympics went off the deep end

The Olympics went off the deep end

September 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

When the Olympics come around biannually, I am continually caught off guard by the sheer ineffectiveness of Olympic diplomacy.Between doping scandals and team rivalries, there seems to be no point to the Olympics other than to decide which country invests more money in the training programs for its futur...

ESPN’s clear anti-Patriots bias

Joe Gallant

October 5, 2015


Filed under Columns

Deflategate is wrapping up, or is at least on a hold for now, as the Patriots have run out to a 3-0 start. The full fallout from this muckraking has not fully been revealed. The way ESPN, the primary sports media source for many Americans, handled this story however sticks out. ESPN has been the subj...

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