One of Juan Cole’s finest: President Bush said Tuesday that the Iraqis are refuting the pessimists and implied that things are improving in that country. What would America look like if it were
Between Kristof and Beldar, I’d say we’ve asymptotically approached the truth enough for there to be not a whole lot of interesting argument left. Two of Kerry’s Purple Hearts are sh
I am pleased to note that the fine folks at W.W. Norton sent me a copy of the 9/11 commission report, unsolicited but welcomed. In addition, Phillip Roth’s new novel The Plot Against America
At some point in my life, I was mildly amused by some scenes in a National Lampoon movie, the one with Chevy Chase. I can’t speak for most of their releases, except to say that they look pretty
Circumstantial evidence suggests that The Ethicist(tm) might be listening to my advice (or Paperwight). Still, I’m not in the mood to be terribly magnanimous. The first two “corrections
Kos asks if he has no shame. The answer is clearly no, but the more interesting question is has he ever looked at voting demographics in this country?
Laura Rozen excerpts a Salon interview with Sy Hersh: Jacoby: Is there someone who is the Henry Kissinger in this administration? Hersh: Oh, believe me, I pray for one [clasps his hands and looks bese
Fred Kaplan has a characteristically excellent column about the technical difficulties presented by the current missile defense system. For those who haven’t had the chance, read Kaplan’s