Daily Archive: February 26, 2009

quote of the day

I’ve found that those who defend Bernanke as having inherited Greenspan’s mess are most likely to have first heard Bernanke’s name on the day Bush nominated him. But he’s played an important role in...

From the Dept. of Potentially Questionable Assumptions

From the NyTimes on Obama’s new budget proposal: “Having inherited a trillion-dollar deficit that will take a long time for us to close, we need to focus on what we need to move the...

away from Joe=towards success?

Reihan links approvingly to this piece  by Patrick Ruffini, as does James. It’s well-written, smart, as Ruffini’s work usually is. But I don’t know, man.

Thursday Art Walk

The Wheel of Fortune by Edward Burne-Jones

Overlearning Lessons

I’m a big fan of Scott’s post the other day on neo-conservatism, which I take to be a terrific defense of the original insights provided by neo-conservatism even as it seeks to distance itself...