Daily Archive: January 31, 2009


compromising yourself into the discussion

I feel like Ross is sort of missing the point concerning Matt Yglesias’s post that he quotes. To me, the central point of Matt’s post isn’t that deficits don’t matter in a time of...


Emerging From the Hedged Roe

Larison argues, contra Linker (and me), that overturning Roe wouldn’t end the culture wars with respect to abortion, but would instead merely decentralize them and make pro-life voters even more solidly Republican: It would...


Roe and the Culture War Morass

In the comments to Chris’ excellent post on Roe v. Wade and the culture wars, I wrote: …The issue, fundamentally, is whether Roe was legally and Constitutionally correct; on that point, you would be...