Month: January 28, 2009

Jan 28,2009

One reporter’s heroism

Ethan Bronner of the NYT writes: Because Israel barred foreign journalists from entering Gaza until the war ended, The New York Times relied on my Palestinian colleague here, Taghreed el-Khodary,...

Jan 27,2009

A Return to What?

Megan McArdle has a deft post up critiquing the Democratic rush to fiscal stimulus which is well worth your time. In a nutshell, there’s precious little evidence to suggest that...

Jan 27,2009

Searching for the truth in Gaza

A front page story in the WaPo describes the tragedy of the Samuni family from Gaza: At least 29 members of the Samuni family died over the next two weeks...

Jan 27,2009

John Updike, 1932-2009

The New York Times reports the sad news that novelist John Updike has died. News made all the sadder by the context of this last glimpse of him.