Post Archive

January 23, 2008

To judge from the dueling e-mails coming out of the McCain and Romney camps in the last few days, one would think we were back...

I'm going to have to dissent a bit from my friends here on Contentions as to the meaning of today's drama on the Gaza-Egypt border....

Something curious keeps coming up in all the primary polling. According to the Pew Research Center, the war in Iraq is the number one issue...

Jennifer, if that poll you cite is accurate, Rudy Giuliani's presidential bid may have just suffered a fatal blow. The poll says that in early voting, John McCain is...

Gideon Rachman has a good column in the Financial Times in which he argues against the fashionable impulse to ditch democracy promotion simply because President...

Many people are looking for clues as to what impact Fred Thompson's departure will have on the race. Mitt Romney fans, not surprisingly, are collecting...

Yesterday on the Today Show, NBC broadcaster Ned Colt offered a disturbing and inaccurate portrait of Osama bin Laden. Colt begins: “Murderous fanatic or hero of...

Peter, I'm no fan of the Oscars myself, and I think your post is spot-on. But I have to disagree with you about Michael Clayton....

The Florida state GOP has provided me with some helpful facts about what is going on in the days leading up to Tuesday's primary. There...

I'm on record as being an Oscar-cynic; as far as I'm concerned, the annual awards ceremony is, rather than a celebration of cinematic accomplishment, primarily...

As Eric Trager has pointed out, Israel’s sealing off of Gaza raises some dangerous potentialities. One such potentiality has come to life, as Hamas just...

The collapse of even watered-down versions of Marxism has fruitfully pushed a number of leftist British intellectuals into a reconsideration of Adam Smith. The publication...