The Point Of No Return

A reader writes:

I appreciate that you were able to disconnect for a little while during your vacation, but I must admit that I was looking forward to the more thorough and comprehensive response to Goldberg’s Atlantic article that you hinted at prior to your vacation.  With the fine show of peace talks now taking place, I do think it is important that some of these issues see the light of day.

Agreed. I'm working on it. I just need to absorb not just the piece but the varied critiques of it. Soon.