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When I write a long post, there are inevitably things that get left on the table. Sometimes the omissions are deliberate. Sometimes they’re inadvertent. My discussion of right-wing attacks on Dr. Jill Biden’s thesis involves both kinds of missing material. Most of it isn’t worth blogging about, but there’s one exception. In his series, Smith […]
This will be of interest to very few of our readers, but one of the things that I’ve been doing while AWOL – in addition to what passes for book promotion, grading, and discovering my very small administrative role has become a lot more intense because pandemic – is running a niche podcast called “Whiskey […]


On June 20, 2012

It’s still early, but I think we can say with confidence that Kieran Healy has strategically leveraged his dynamism successfully and has won the internets today fairly decisively: We hold these

Michael O’Hanlon and Kenneth Pollack’s New York Times op-ed is a litany of utter dishonesty and misrepresentation; like Matt, I’m wondering whether any of the Democratic candidates will step up and try to win the “O’Hanlon primary” by publicly rejecting his strategic advice. O’Hanlon and Pollack insist that this is “a war that we just […]
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