Political liberty is screwed. Why libertarians can’t get it up.
There is something in the nature of democracy that opposes us to the task of electing the best man in America. We much prefer the opportunity to vote for the man (or woman) who represents the best of America. Ronald Reagan, in Ralph Waldo Emerson’s phrase, was just such a ‘representative man’—less a heroic executive than a popular legislator elected to embody public opinion in a vast district that reached from sea to shining sea.
Reckoning with ten years of life lived in the shadow of the world’s biggest — and most elusive — indie rockers.
A review of the new solo album by Radiohead frontman Thom Yorke.
“Richard Gere will never be found. Neither will Terence Malick. Christina Aguilera, identified by her teeth. Haley Joel Osment. Samuel L. Jackson. Quentin Tarantino, jiggling on a stretcher so soaked with blood that it looked black as they loaded his body into an open ambulance.”
Like erotica, can esoterica be too much of a good thing?
China’s official debut returns us to the high-stakes game of great power politics, a lot like a game of Risk.
Source: AFF Doublethink Online | Andrew Stiles
Source: AFF Doublethink Online | Kathlyn Ehl