Daily Archive: April 12, 2011

Muslims and the need for reform or, at least, better PR

Two weeks ago, the Orange County Federalist Society, of which I am honored to serve as vice-president, hosted Andrew McCarthy to talk about the King Hearings on the question of radical Islam.  A few...

Foote’s Historia

There’s something to be said for attempting to read Foote’s Civil War at the same time as Proust.  I don’t know that I would have otherwise noticed quirks of structure in Foote’s work that,...

A Too-Kind Comparison

On May 13, 1943, Axis forces in North Africa surrendered. The Allies suddenly found themselves saddled with nearly three hundred thousand prisoners of war, including the bulk of General Erwin Rommel’s famed Afrika Korps....