On the monetary side are even worse than ours. In a bit of black comedy, on the other side of the page, Ross Douthat argues that the Obama administration did not pivot quickly enough to austerity. Rea
Great column from Coates. After bringing much-needed national attention to Rick Perry’s role in the murder of Cameron Tood Willingham, the punchline says it all: Whatever one thinks of the death
Maybe he was a good restaurant critic — although there’s considerable debate on that point* — but on politics, Bruni was awful. It’s hard to know what the Times was thinking, e
Bobo’s fantasies about elites and bipartisanship notwithstanding, to the extent that the British system is “functional” where the American system isn’t, it’s because the
Seriously, in the wake of Iraq, we’re going to claim that unilateralism produces transparent decision-making, clear objectives, and considered decision-making? Right. This is so silly I’m
Without getting into the debate we’ve been having in comments about his merits as a columnist, I note that Frank Rich’s latest much-praised column makes no sense: THOSE desperate to deciph
Shorter David Brooks: The shrewd political course for Obama is to agree with David Brooks — and, hence, the American public, who I will attribute all my beliefs to — about everything.
Via Amanda Hess, self- (and by nobody else) described very funny guy Richard Cohen leaps to the defense of Clarence Thomas: Every 20 years or so, some woman surfaces to accuse the now-Supreme Court ju