Month: February 20, 2010

Feb 20,2010

Mullah Baradar: The confusion grows

US and Pakistani agents captured the Taliban #2 in the southern port of Karachi, far from the Afghan border. We know that much, but we don’t know the real story....

Feb 19,2010

'Shutter Island' review

The first trailer for Shutter Island was something of a head-turner: “Wait a second … that looks an awful lot like Martin Scorsese has made a horror film.” And indeed...

Feb 19,2010

Top political movies

My one-time colleague and all-time Hoya superfan Chris Cillizza, a/k/a Washington Post‘s “The Fix,” recently asked for readers to submit their favorite political movies of all time. Instead of commenting,...

Feb 19,2010

Gilbert Arenas, cont.

If I can channel my inner Nikki Finke for a moment: TOLDJA! But when Agent Zero returns to the NBA, Washington team president Ernie Grunfeld expects it to be with...

Feb 18,2010

RIP Arnold Beichman

I didn’t know Arnold Beichman — he was talked about in the Weekly Standard offices with an odd mixture of awe and good humor — but I did know his...

Feb 18,2010

Gilbert Arenas isn't going anywhere, Wiz fans

The recent flurry of action by the Washington Wizards as the trade deadline approaches has been something to behold: In the last few weeks they unloaded all star forward Caron...