If you think the quality of American political debate has taken a sudden turn for the worse since you-know-who took office, now might be the time to rethink that view. Check out this 2012 article. If it doesn't depress you, nothing will.
Reader Marguerite Durling recently saw an ad for a movie called The Kids are All Right, leading her to wonder if it was a "political movie or another instance of 'alternative' spelling?" The latter, Marguerite - and you can drop the quotation marks, young lady. While alright is a legitimate spelling - and the one used by The Who in their song - all right has long been regarded as the preferred option for formal writing. Here's what Merriam-Webster has to say about it.