Daily Archive: December 20, 2010


A Modest Proposal

The New York Times yesterday reported: “The same people driving the lawsuits that seek to dismantle the Obama administration’s health care overhaul have set their sights on an even bigger target: a constitutional amendment...


Do Gay Rights Hurt Democrats?

In Jason’s post on DADT’s repeal, he noted: One thing that history won’t remember, but that will certainly be true, is that the Democrats chose the single moment in all the possible permutations of...


A suitable wardrobe

Here’s a fun article on the history of the now-ubiquitous suit:


Will “History” Ever End?

That’s the title of my latest guest post at Dispatches From The Culture Wars. I reproduce part of it below if interested in discussing it here: Writing in TNR, Mark Lilla informs that intellectuals...