A liberal dollop of irony

From the lead column in last week’s New Yorker: The market for news is narrowing down to people who need an ideological fix. Of course, that comment was directed at

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Why should I be surprised?

Hot on the heels of the government takeover of GM — you remember, the car company that was run into the ground by idiot management and overbearing unions? Yeah, that

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Friedman’s amnesia

Tom Friedman says don’t send more troops to Afghanistan, because there are no positive trends to build on, like the Anbar Awakening before the surge in Iraq. Yet back in

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Feingold’s fantasy

On CBS, the senator from Wisconsin said the following: And the idea that the Taliban is the same as al Qaeda, and they’re going to welcome al Qaeda back with

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A superb article on Afghanistan

There’s plenty of material out there, but Steve Biddle’s article in TNR [subscription only] stands head and shouders above the rest. Even if you’re against more troops, you should test

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