Chicago out for 2016 Olympics

Idle speculation: Did disgust for American provincialism re: Roman “the child rapist who also made (some) good movies” Polanski beat out affection for Barack “Healing the world and bringing our

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No duh

No duh

The original headline on Andrew’s post on the results of the meeting with Iran: Iran leads us on? No duh. The headline now reads “Wha’ Happened?” Actually, the whole post

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John Edwards’ Callow Sycophant

John Edwards is a despicable person who surrounded himself with callow sycophants. Or, at least, one callow sycophant: Andrew Young. Politico has the sordid details: When Edwards and his family

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Wait, I’m confused

Wait, I’m confused

So, we’re not supposed to bomb the Iranian nuclear facilities because this will cause the Iranian people — who, I am routinely told, are remarkably pro-western and anti-mullah — to

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Why are bureaucrats so dumb?

I don’t mean to be overly general; I’m sure there are many bureaucrats with above-average intelligence. It just seems that none of these smart people actually work for the Washington

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Weaksauce

Weaksauce

Shockingly, the Iranians have gone behind everyone’s back and built another nuclear reactor, the sole purpose of which seems to be to produce the necessary material for a nuclear weapon.

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Disappearing Colleges?

Ezra links to this Washington Monthly story by Kevin Carey asking if colleges will go the way of the newspaper: StraighterLine is the brainchild of a man named Burck Smith, an

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