There's a good chance the Harvard football team continues on the tried-and-true road of dominance through the Ivy League en route to another Ancient Eight title. But there's also a chance the Crimson falls off its beaten path.
Early 1900s, Switzerland. A foreigner buys a postcard entitled “Der Berggeist” (“the mountain spirit”) and decorated with a painting of a bearded figure in a forest, extending his hands to a white fawn. On the postcard’s paper cover, the man scrawls “The origin of Gandalf.”
You’d think that Harvard would try to understand Trumpism better—it’s chock-full of sympathetic, unobjectionable liberals who often agree with Trump on free trade and campaign finance.
Think losing to the Crusaders doesn’t mean anything? Try telling that to someone who has 360—no, make that 300—minutes left in his career. Every tick counts.