Post Archive

October 2011

Unfortunately this seems like the type of denial that may raise more questions than answers. Cain just told Fox News unequivocally that he has “never...

The following is from our November issue. Forty-one symposium contributors were asked to respond to the question: Are you optimistic or pessimistic about America’s future? _____________ Optimists...

As expected, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization — UNESCO — voted to admit “Palestine” as a full member-nation today, a move that...

Last week, I accused the filmmaker Michael Moore of being a hypocrite and a liar for emphatically denying to CNN’s Piers Morgan, on multiple occasions, that...

The novel — the public novel, whose release is a public event, the novel which everyone has to read or pretend to — “just doesn’t...

Talk about the triumph of hope over experience: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seems to expect the Pakistani government will pressure its proxies in the...

Jonathan is right that the sexual harassment settlement allegations against Herman Cain may end up winning him sympathy from conservatives, at least initially. But if...

Herman Cain’s presidential campaign has been cruising along without being derailed by either the candidate’s gaffes on foreign policy or abortion, but a bombshell story...

U.S. officials are fooling themselves if they think their plans to bolster the U.S. troop presence in other Persian Gulf countries will make up for the...

Scott Olsen, an Iraq war veteran and Occupy protester who was badly injured during a scuffle with police in Oakland, has become a national symbol...

The terrible bombing in Kabul that killed five NATO soldiers and eight civilian employees--almost all Americans--certainly resonates with anyone who has driven through the capital...

The following is from our November issue. Forty-one symposium contributors were asked to respond to the question: Are you optimistic or pessimistic about America’s future? _____________ Readers...