Long-time readers of LGM will remember our first major troll, who during debates about abortion would start babbling about bald eagles. I thought this was a true innovation, but similar arguments are
Repeating a frequent argument, a commenter to this thread says: The structure of a universal care system should somehow promote and reward healthy living. How does one deter the freeloaders who take p
Shorter Jeff Jacoby: My absurd hypothetical demonstrates that contemporary science is unremittingly hostile to 17th century alchemy. Next week: Jacoby wonders why Pliny the Elder couldn’t get hi
Logically consistent Leslie Wayne: John Edwards’s support for the 19th Amendment stands in sharp contrast to his having a penis. (Apologies if she’s already used that one.) Evidently, the
An now, a very special Valentine’s Day message from the Bush administration.
It’s Abraham Lincoln’s birthday. As his party gathered itself for the annual leap into the memory hole, Bill Kristol decided to celebrate by issuing, as Loomis pointed out in the comments
A very important point made by GFR: No one wants to admit this. But Josh is right. If our future were truly at stake — if we really, really had to win in Iraq — we would never stand for th
As part of his campaign to get Amanda Marcotte fired because if he devotes a blog to a single issue it means that candidates should make being right about all aspects of said issue a non-negotiable li