Paperwight and Mark Kleiman are, of course, correct: the President’s bizarre invocation of Dred Scott is about abortion. Lest you think this is a reach, let’s turn it over to Nino, in hi
I’m not going to try to tell you that Jacques Derrida wasn’t an “abstruse theorist.” The appropriateness of this adjective would be a perfectly appropriate subject of debate, a
The best line of debate coverage, I must concede, is from Sully: Bush promised at one point that he’d be more “facile” in future. That’s going to be a hard promise to keep. On
I just hope Atrios is right. I think Kerry did what he needed to do, but as I said below he let too many distortions lay out there. It’s probably correct that responding to each one would be co
Fortunately, Yglesias offers the appropriate analysis of swing-state supporters of my least-favorite conservative vanity candidate so I don’t have to.
Even former Bush sycophants are deserting–Andrew Sullivan, Howard Fineman, Mickey Kaus. But I was shocked to see that the paper of choice for the complacent mid-right, The Seattle Times, had e
Against my better judgment, I used Kernell and Jacobsohn’s The Logic of American Politics for my course on American political history. I wasn’t crazy about it in my perusal, but it’
Most people who closely follow security and intelligence issues have heard of “Team B”, a group of conservatives and soon-to-be neoconservatives who argued that the CIA had vastly underest