Jon Chait takes an amusing tour of Harold Ford’s fantasy world. Ford’s level of whorishness is almost weirdly admirable — there is apparently nothing he won’t say or do in his
This column is a few months old, but it’s a particularly good example of something illustrated by any number of Thomas Friedman columns, or indeed any amount of free-wheeling high-profile pundit
Alan Wolfe has an thought-provoking review of Thomas Sowell’s latest book. I am not in the conversion business, but I have changed my mind more than a few times in the forty or so years that I h
Thoughts on Michelle Obama’s dream of a nation with no fat kids. I’m going to be on the Diane Rehm show on NPR at 10 AM eastern to talk about this. Update: Shorter Diane Rehm Show Me: The
Thoughts on Obama getting uppity with the SCOTUS.
J.D. Salinger’s son has announced that his father has died. I’m not familiar with most of Salinger’s work, but I recently had a striking experience with The Catcher in the Rye. I rea
What if Ayn Rand had been 6’10” with a pretty good jumpshot? Dear Haitians – First of all, kudos on developing the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. Your commitment to human
Union-busting, health care reform-opposing, global-warming denying John Mackey, CEO of Whole Foods, has come up with a super idea for cutting his health insurance costs: giving his employees extra dis