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Should Anthony Weiner run for Mayor of New York? Sure, why not. Why on Earth wouldn’t he? More in my Sunday column.
UPDATE: My appreciation of Mrs. Thatcher is running in today’s Post.
The greatest woman of the twentieth century has died.
The number of people collecting disability has doubled since the mid-90s. What happened? One big change is that private firms have been enabled to crusade on behalf of those who claim they’re unable to work. More in my Sunday column.
I went down to the Gaylord to attend the CPAC conference for a second time.
Carthage must be destroyed! The Conservative Political Action Conference struck me as a joke, but after hammering away at Rick Perry et al, in the last few paragraphs I express (a small amount of) hope. This is the party that [...]
The big conference is this weekend. If any of my correspondents are going, give me a shout.
The reworked New Republic has much to commend it, in my view, having brought back Michael Kinsley and Michael Lewis. There’s a good piece by David Thomson as well. Kinsley’s reflections on TNR (which I used to read with great attention when I was a centrist Democrat in the late 80s and early 90s) are [...]
In my Sunday column, I explore the claims and counterclaims about fracking in light of the three fracking films now available for inspection. Conclusion: Fracking and natural gas are as good as it gets when it comes to large-scale energy production.
In my Sunday column, I explain why “Zero Dark Thirty” is a clear vindication of the Bush Administration’s approach to the war on terror. (Spoiler alert: The good guys win in the end.)
In my Sunday column, I use the “case” of the alleged Alec Baldwin “stalker” to worry about people getting jailed for the crime of being annoying.
In my Sunday column, I join some other writers (including Erick Erickson) to ponder where the Republican party should go to appeal to some more voters. I make the case for gay marriage, which I think gives younger voters an impression of us as some sort of neo-Jim Crow party. I’m an economic conservative and [...]« Previous Entries