Years ago some baseball umpire uttered a few words in rebuke, which have since become cliché: “I call ‘em as I see ‘em”.
I like the way Hadley Freeman, columnist for the Guardian calls ‘em. (Although writing for an English newspaper, she is American, thus permitted to criticize. http://www.guardian.co.uk/profile/hadleyfreeman)
Today she writes about the recent downgrading of US credit rating.
Prior to writing novels, the author enjoyed a multifaceted career: from decorated combat aviator to advertising professional to global communications director of a major consumer brand. He has traveled the world and met sports, film and television stars, political leaders, and royalty. He graduated from Middlebury College, is married, lives in Germany, and has two grown children.