Month: June 30, 2010

Jun 30,2010

GNP: Grand New Party

On Tuesday, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie suggested that the Republican Party “rebrand” itself, keeping an “eye on the cash register” and not resorting to demagoguery. As the latest darling...

Jun 29,2010

Smoke, Mirrors, & Celery Sticks

Last week, First Lady Michelle Obama “joined kids from the Washington, DC area to launch the President’s Council on Fitness, Sports and Nutrition and introduce the 2010 Council co-chairs and...

Jun 28,2010

Zionism is a monster

I am super-late to the controversy set off by Peter Beinart’s attack on the “American Jewish establishment” in the New York Review of Books. I finally got around to reading...

Jun 28,2010

Love those hedge funds!

Yesterday’s NYT Book Review looked at a half-dozen books about Wall Street and the financial crisis. I certainly didn’t expect to read this in the review of Sebastian Mallaby’s More...

Jun 28,2010

SCOTUS FTW!

Unless they reside underneath a rock, every good libertarian or conservative is acquainted with the groundbreaking news coming from the Supreme Court today. In a 5-4 ruling overturning the gun...

Jun 26,2010

Kristol salutes Obama

Bill Kristol: Let us now praise Barack Obama. Someone should. The left, weary of the effort in Afghanistan, is uneasy about the appointment of General David Petraeus to replace General...