Daily Archive: June 1, 2009


Honest to god,

I can’t imagine a stupider course of action, given this country’s demographics and demographics to be, than for one party or ideology to loudly assume a lack of qualifications for an eminently qualified person...


bad craziness indeed

I guess I just don’t understand this kind of hatred.  I just don’t understand it.


not nearly enough

From hilzoy: “I am strongly pro-choice, but I think it is perfectly possible to be opposed to abortion on principled grounds, and I think that it would be an enormous mistake to conflate all...



Alex Knapp has the definitive take on whether Jesus would have waterboarded, as some have claimed.  It’s definitive because Alex went through the trouble of interviewing the Man Himself.  A little snippet: So let’s...


George Tiller

“It is out of characterfor the left to neglect the weak and helpless. The traditional mark of the left has been its protection of the underdog, the weak and the poor. The unborn child...


Book Review: Benazir Bhutto’s Reconciliation

I realize I’m a little behind on this book (it came out last year), but my wife bought it for herself, started it and then put it down, and since Pakistan is one of...



It seems the absurdity of Slate’s subheads and jumpheads that I’m always complaining about has caught the attention of Mickey Kaus, as well….