Post Archive

September 26, 2007

At her National Press Club event yesterday, we heard this from CBS News anchor Katie Couric: The whole culture of wearing flags on our lapel and...

Nothing that happened during Mahmoud Ahmadinejad's appearance at Columbia in any way changes the moral calculus involved in the question of whether the Iranian president...

Yesterday, just moments after President Bush finished his address to the U.N. General Assembly, Bill Kristol called the speech a “nothingburger.” The Weekly Standard editor,...

Ruth R. Wisse is a longtime COMMENTARY contributor (and a contentions blogger) and the Martin Peretz professor of Yiddish Literature at Harvard. Her newest book,...

Higher education deeply cherishes the notion of skeptical and unsparing critical inquiry—just not about itself. Last year, the Students for Academic Freedom (SAF) drew up...

What is the difference between the Daily Bugle and the New York Times? In the Daily Bugle, the fictional newspaper in the Spider-Man franchise, the...

Over 30 years ago, the murderous Ugandan dictator Idi Amin came to New York City to speak at the United Nations General Assembly. Amin had,...