Post Archive

November 22, 2010

I'm with Linda Chavez. The TSA's body scanners and pat-down inspections may be tiresome and annoying, but it's far from clear that there is a...

I agree with Pete that Paul Krugman seems to be losing it entirely. His column this morning essentially accuses Republicans of not caring about the...

So who does Job remind you of? I bet you didn't think of Barack Obama. But that's what pops into Jon Meacham's mind, as Rick...

One of the standard tropes of mainstream-media discourse in the post-9/11 era is that American Muslims have been subjected to a backlash in which they...

A snippet of a Sarah Palin interview with Sean Hannity is out. The subject is whether she would do another interview with Katie Couric: “As for doing...

Some writers eventually take up residence in the Land Beyond Parody. Such is the case with the New York Times’s Paul Krugman. For example, revisiting a...

Ben Smith reveals what nearly every serious Middle East observer already knows: Obama has made things worse, not better, in that volatile region. He reports: Instead of...

And all of a sudden, people are going bananas about the inconveniences and unpleasantnesses of airport security. Why? Well, yes, it appears the Transportation Safety...

Looks like there might be a simple fix to the problem of full-body scans at airports: distorting the images so that they no longer look...

In a lengthy piece on Chris Christie filled with winks and nods to the left and more than a few unsubstantiated jibes (Christie, we are told, was...

Jackson Diehl thinks Obama's foreign policy is badly out of date. Obama is frantic to conclude an old-style nuclear arms treaty while the "threat of nuclear weapons...

I must confess I get a thrill up my leg when I see I've received an e-mail from Rabbi Michael Lerner, the founder of Tikkun...