Month: October 28, 2008

Oct 28,2008

From bad to worse

There’s a difference between bad and worse. To me, Sonny’s historical perspective reads like: Gaza was a hellhole, anyway, so why not bring Hamas to power? The Iranians have been...

Oct 28,2008

Slate's politics, cont.

A couple of months back, Matt Yglesias made the argument that Slate is a center right publication. As I demonstrated by totaling up the staff’s votes in 2000 and 2004,...

Oct 28,2008

Dawkins Post #2 (in which I atheist bait*)

In my earlier post I thought about calling Richard Dawkins a “pompous windbag”, but I decided calling him a “pompous fraud” did him the credit of not thinking him so...

Oct 28,2008

Belaboring further

Far be it from me to criticize a “foreign policy that works”–I must have missed that portion of history where Iran, North Korea, Iraq, and the Palestinian territories were filled...

Oct 28,2008

What’s Your Story: David All

If you don’t have 500 Facebook friends, David All won’t hire you. All is the president of the eponymous David All Group (DAG), “the nation’s first conservative Web 2.0 agency.”...

Oct 28,2008

Hu Jia, his honor

Last week, the European Parliament awarded its human rights prize, aptly named for Andrei Sakharov, to Chinese dissident, Hu Jia. Hu has made something of a career out of making...