A little man, apparently.
Speaking on Charles Krauthammer:
“He became ground zero among the neo-cons, but he’s vastly smarter than most of them,” said Time’s Joe Klein, an admirer and critic who praised Krauthammer’s “writing skills and polemical skills” as “so far above almost anybody writing columns today.”
“There’s something tragic about him, too,” [...]
It happens, each time we go through one of these “change” convulsions. It starts at the top, with the glad handing of petty thugs and enduring the remonstrances of tin pot pedophiles. And filters on down through the ranks. Suddenly every crank with a bone to pick gets equal time on the national stage, [...]
I’ve avoided blogging on the latest iteration of the financial market meltdown because, frankly, I don’t pretend to understand it. I mean, yeah: I get the part where traders desperate to sweep up the last few crumbs from the playing table in order to afford the last unsold house in the Hamptons deliriously undervalued [...]
It’s feeling kinda maverick-y, if I’m reading Camille Paglia correctly:
Conservative though she may be, I felt that Palin represented an explosion of a brand new style of muscular American feminism. At her startling debut on that day, she was combining male and female qualities in ways that I have never seen before. And [...]
MSNBC investors who placed their hopes in Keith Olbermann’s brand of reportage might have been better off invested in Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac.
After months of accusations of political bias and simmering animosity between MSNBC and its parent network NBC, the channel decided over the weekend that the NBC News correspondent and MSNBC [...]
Versus the right not to hear offensive things in the Great White Up.
Mark Steyn’s human rights show trial commission hearing is being live blogged.
PS – Not with a bang, but with a whimper.
In the person of CENTCOM commander Admiral “Fox” Fallon, strategic thinker TPM Barnett believes that he has found that rarest of all gems to a man of his own Olympian gifts: Someone to admire.
The admiral is of course a brilliant man with a stellar list of accomplishments in his four decades of service. [...]
Someone else will have to do it now. William F. Buckley, Jr has stepped into the clearing at the end of the path.
I’ve said before that the US and its coalition allies are in the rare and enviable position of deciding whether or not to win the wars they find themselves embroiled in – the social costs of wartime defeat are historically so burdensome that it is far more often imposed than chosen.
Put aside for [...]
Having spent the last seven and one half years stuck at the one minute mark of a two-minutes hate, elements of the left-leaning cultural elite have finally realized that it’s pretty hard to put the Hate-Brand