Daily Archive: January 11, 2012


Huntsman’s Appeal & The Politics of Personality

In a post about Huntsman’s Perplexing Appeal, Elias wrote: Another way of saying the same thing is that, for a politician, Huntsman seems semi-normal and almost kind of cool. We — Lefties and Righties...


How Much Better is the United States?

A week or so ago, Tom Van Dyke linked to this NYT piece exploring Europe’s economic troubles.  The article, by Adam Davidson, posited that the Eurozone suffers from economic woes that go deeper than...


Oklahoma Anti-Sharia Law Struck Down

Yesterday, the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed an injunction against Oklahoma’s anti-Sharia law. I guest-blogged about this issue more than a year ago on the front page, even before I was anointed a...


The Habits of the Poor

My post on what creates success generated a good conversation so I wanted to follow-up by expanding on the topic. Megan McArdle again provides a nice jumping off point (I love that chick). I’ve chopped...


Hey Tod

It is better to reign in Hell than to serve in Heaven.