Month: December 15, 2008

Dec 15,2008

On Responsibility

Andrew Sullivan, amidst his regular shellacking of the Bush administration over torture, slips in the following: Bush will rightly go down in history as the president who authorized the torture...

Dec 15,2008

Headline of the Month

And the award goes to Brendan Conway for “He Madoff with It”, the title to his post in which he notes the wide-ranging effects of the $50 billion swindle by...

Dec 15,2008

Bones

It’s still early here on the East Coast, but I’d wager Alex Massie’s penned the best quip I’m likely to read all day: One other thing: “Some of our NATO...

Dec 14,2008

Oil Betrays Chavez

Late last month, Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez took a beating at the ballot box, where his party lost gubernatorial races in five states and the mayorship of the capital city,...

Dec 14,2008

Alert: Fiddling While Rome Burns

There’s a time and a place for pieces like these, and this isn’t it. Deborah Howell of the Washington Post writes that: Women and men read The Post in roughly...

Dec 14,2008

Crackers

James Poulos has identified the one thing above all that guarantees success in foreign policy writing: the catchphrase! Fukuyama had “The End of History”, Huntington had the “Clash of Civilizations”....