Birthday Cheers for Lady Liberty!

On the occasion of the Statue of Liberty’s 125th birthday, we revisit Tom Wolfe’s [1986] essay, examining what the Old Lady might’ve looked like if commissioned in modern times [p.s. it’s not pretty].



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    What would Lady Liberty drink? No doubt: a Manhattan. A classic Manhattan made with 100% Rye whisky. The founding...
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    Tom Wolfe is my favorite.
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    And tonight from NewsBeast headquarters you can watch fireworks celebrating Lady Liberty’s birthday.
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