Daily Archive: June 7, 2011


Of the Devil’s Side (and Knowing It)

INTERVIEWER Had you been alive during the Civil War, would you have fought for the Confederates? FOOTE No doubt about it. What’s more, I would fight for the Confederacy today if the circumstances were...


Anthony Weiner, Dominique Strauss-Kahn, and the Circus

Some of the reaction to the Weiner scandal is vaguely reminiscent of the reaction in France to the DSK scandal, though far less overtly disturbing. While the French had a “how dare they?” reaction...


A New Political Dialectic

~ by Christopher Carr Jackson Lears has a riveting piece up at the Nation which soundly routs the new parapositivism taking the popular and newspaper science cultures by storm.  The piece is called “Same Old New...