I'm writing this on a really hot, clammy day in New York. So, forgive me if I'm a little bit steamed. Recently, political journalist Matt Taibbi sounded an alarm that should have sparked a national debate about the conduct of ex-Attorney General Eric Holder. The story was crowded out by the furore over Donald Trump, … Continue reading Something Liberals and Conservatives Can Agree On: Slow Down Washington’s Revolving Door!
A headline in The New York Times "The suicide of Britain," proclaims an apocalyptic and, (as the Brits would say) bloody silly headline on Ross Douthat's op-ed column. Arriving back in New York after a very pleasant and refreshing visit to England, I'm surprised by the response to last week's U.K. election in my … Continue reading Going Grumpy: Why The New York Times Is Wrong About the British Election, and Maybe U.S. Politics As Well.