Month: December 10, 2009

Dec 10,2009

Glass houses, stones, etc.

A truly priceless moment of self-parody from Andrew Sullivan, in which he criticizes Matt Continetti for having the temerity to defend Sarah Palin from her critics: Continetti: so much promise....

Dec 10,2009

Digital culture

Rod has a post up today about the joys of books and the emptiness in our lives that the Kindle and devices like it portend: This week, packing all those...

Dec 08,2009

Polanski’s art

Over the long Thanksgiving weekend, I finally had the chance to watch Roman Polanski’s Oscar-winning film, The Pianist. It isn’t the story of Polanski’s own survival, although it seems natural...

Dec 08,2009

Death threats for Obama

Four times as many as death threats for Bush? More? For his most passionate supporters, it is only natural to think of this young, charismatic and inspirational leader as another...

Dec 07,2009

Where was Obama on Sunday morning?

The White House sent Bob Gates and Hillary Clinton out on Sunday morning to do a set of joint interviews on Meet the Press, Face the Nation and This Week....