A Path Secured

A Path Secured

As Michael Barone points out, with a little massaging of the numbers (counting Florida, not counting Michigan, and guessing at the numbers of caucus-goers) Hillary Clinton has taken the lead

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A World With One Rule

And that rule: No more burning buildings. I don’t really get the outrage. It was one thing to complain about Cloverfield…though I disagreed, I understood why some might get upset

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No Place for Decent People?

I must admit, as someone who has spent his career as an inside-the-beltway type, I find the angst caused by the White House Correspondent’s Association’s annual dinner by some on

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Mommy of Frankenstein

I almost forgot about this. There’s now a book that teaches kids how not to fear their new Plastic Post-Op moms. Rod Dreher no likey: What kind of message is

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Methusela Morality

At Reason’s Hit & Run, Ronald Bailey praises the latest prophet of beating this thing called death: In his column, “It’s not immoral to want to be immortal,” brilliant University

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An Obama Hangover. Already?

That’s the question of the week. Ross, Matt, Peter, and Ezra weigh in. I’ll take Ezra’s closing thoughts as my jumping-off point: Obama’s empathy is of a more cerebral variety

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Burn it

Burn it

For the last decade or so, literati around the world have agonized over what to do with Vladimir Nabokov’s final novel, The Original of Laura. His son, Dmitri, was given

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Welcome

Welcome

As did my counterpart Mr. Poulos, I feel the need to offer the briefest of introductions. Especially since you have no idea who I, your humble narrator, am. Well, I’m

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Clear for Second-Class Citizenship?

Something about Clear, the private-sector answer to gross DHS inefficiency and questionable airport employees, raises my civic republican hackles. From one perspective, it now looks like the government is permitting

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Kish Cash

Kish Cash

Is Hossein Sabet the Persian answer to Dubai? Or the Iranian Rick Caruso? Probably a little of both: He has built this island’s fanciest establishment, the Dariush Grand Hotel, modeled

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