Jack Balkin, in a must-read post, provides another reason to be skeptical about Jon Chait’s claim that the 2004 election won’t be important. Balkin notes the potentially disastrous consequ
William Saletan makes a feeble attempt to defend the worthless “Kerryisms” column. I particularly like this bit of disingenuousness: Another blogger, Eugene Volokh, gets the joke and doe
Arthur Silber reminds us of another reason to resist the canonization of Ronald Reagan: his nomination of the truly appalling Robert Bork to the Supreme Court. To ponder what would have happened if th
Great story by Kos about Nader’s so-far failed attempt to get on the ballot in Arizona. 90% of his signatures have come from Republicans–no surprise there. The means by which he tried to g
****: A Walk in the Clouds *** 1/2: Godfather Part III, Absolute Power ***: Godfather Part II, Tomb Raider II, Cop and a Half *: Blue Velvet Amazing, isn’t it? I’m inclined to think
The attempts to parse the comments of Administration officials to prove that they didn’t technically lie are pointless, because of course the chief basis of the Administration’s case was t
A magnificent post by Belle Waring at Crooked Timber mocking the “ticking time bomb” scenario constantly used by torture/Bush Administration apologists. To state the obvious, 1)of course t
With respect to my recent post on conservative vanity candidate Ralph Nader, some response to the many intelligent comments are in order. First, fine commentary from The Poor Man and Nathan Newman.