Fantasizing the fabulist

There isn’t much interesting to say about Steven Glass that hasn’t already been said. Every article–and there have been many this year since the publication of his roman à clef, The

The EU’s China syndrome

With the successful return to Earth of its first “taikonaut,” all the world’s eyes seem to be on China. Called the “sleeping giant” in many circles, China has long been

Iowans gone wild

Iowans gone wild

A report from the Democratic primary race in Iowa featuring John Kerry, Dennis Kucinich, and rainbow farms as far as the eye can see.

The good soldier

The good soldier

Good conservatives ask themselves, why has President Bush never vetoed a spending bill? Why is getting tough with appropriators and Washington lobbies so much harder for the White House than taking on terrorists? How much longer can we spend like this? They are good questions.

Capital or state?

If you live in the Washington, D.C. area, you’re familiar with inscription on license plates of D.C. residents’ cars: “Taxation Without Representation.” D.C. residents are taxed like anybody else in

A tale of two (liberal) cities

San Franciscans voted last week to forbid anyone in their city from taking a job that pays less than $8.50 per hour. Some of those in low-skill jobs at lower

Bono’s bleeding heart

Many people can lay claim to having a “rich uncle” in the family. He flies up from Florida to celebrate Christmas in the cramped home of your middle class grandparents.

Dream on

Dream on

It wasn’t a dream; Bill Clinton is finally embarrassed. During last week’s DNC fundraiser at the Dream nightclub in Northeast D.C., Clinton told the crowd, “I’m a little embarrassed to