The Poor Man watched David Brooks’s appearance on Dennis Miller. I’m glad it wasn’t me. My problem is occasionally that I watch The Daily Show without a remote handy, while forgetti
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
Since this question was brought up in comments as well, I thought I’d add my two cents about Klein/Chafetz/Frank: 1)I haven’t read Frank’s book, but I have read the Harper’s e
****: 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
It’s not exactly news that Garfield is a commercial and critical bomb (and I thought Bill Murray was slumming when he did that elephant thing!) Apparently the film rights to Hi and Lois were 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
It’s difficult to find an issue so clear-cut that The Nation and eventheliberal New Republic agree, but both have great reviews of Sam Huntington’s new book, People Who Aren’t Wh
Should Bush look at the polls and dump Cheney, Gen. J.C. Christian proposes the logical replacement.