Pierre’s Razor

Cutting Through Washington's Lies

Drawing by Nathaniel St. Clair

My friend Pierre Sprey died at his desk this week of an apparent stroke, probably provoked by some new outrage leaking out the Pentagon, an institution his piercing mind had dismantled contract by bloated contract.

Pierre had a roving intellect that ranged across many disciplines. You might call him a polymath, though the word sounds much too Greek for that old blues aficionado.

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Jeffrey St. Clair is editor of CounterPunch. His most recent book is An Orgy of Thieves: Neoliberalism and Its Discontents (with Alexander Cockburn). He can be reached at: sitka@comcast.net or on Twitter @JeffreyStClair3

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