Mike Leigh is, without serious question, a major filmmaker. His method of improvising from complex characters to develop a then-fixed shooting script makes his movies feel like nobody else’s, he
Henry at Crooked Timber notices some GOP 527 ads in strange places: One of my colleagues complained to me this morning that her AOL Instant Messenger software had been hijacked by political spam. As
I’m statistically literate enough to know that Matt Yglesias is certainly right about this. So why do I stop what I’m doing to check Rasmussen every morning at 9:00 AM?
Allright, I figure now is a good time to make an election prediction. And I have it: Kerry 284* Bush 254* I have Kerry winning WA, OR, CA, HI, MN, IA, WI, IL, MI, OH, PA, NY, VT, NH, ME, RI, MA, CT, N
When you let Amy Grant and the guy from Creed sing “God Bless America” in the seventh inning stretch, the terrorists have already won. Love, Scott
Our esteemed commenter Leo raises many fine points, but I would like to note that your decision last night, during the eight inning of a World Series game–while the game was being played!–
I agree with Dahlia Lithwick that the Supreme Court is unlikely to appoint the President again in 2004. Not, however, because such appeals would not have “any legal basis.” The “our
It’s not exactly news that the Republicans are the party of 15th Amendment nullification, but generally they’re taught to be a little less candid…