Thomas Sowell

Thursday's Editorial - January 5, 2017


1. Tone is the attitude a writer takes towards his subject: the tone can be serious, humorous, sarcastic, ironic, inspiring, solemn, objective, cynical, optimistic, encouraging, critical, enthusiastic… Which word do you think best describes the tone of economist Thomas Sowell’s commentary? Explain your answer.

2. Check out further articles and information by and about Thomas Sowell under “Resources” below. List 2-3 adjectives that you think best describe him. Explain your answer.