Amy Sullivan


poor sports

POOR SPORTS….It’s hard to complain about a game in which the Washington Nationals come back from seven runs down to beat the Yankees. Especially when the Nationals have little pitching to speak of (oh, John Patterson, please come back) and the Yankees have one of the most talented line-ups in baseball, even with two of… Read more »

extra postage

EXTRA POSTAGE….A small plea to the postal service: Since square cards are all the rage these days and available everywhere from high-end stationary stores to CVS, and since some of us are too dense to remember that the square envelopes require an extra $.13, so we get them returned in the mail, which is going… Read more »

You’ll still have me to kick around

YOU’LL STILL HAVE ME TO KICK AROUND….Renewed concern this week about the tiny number of female voices in opinion journalism has raised the fact that I’ll be leaving my editorial post at the Monthly in another week or so. I just wanted to make clear that I’m by no means leaving the world of opinion… Read more »

those were the days

THOSE WERE THE DAYS….From The Note today: “Dusty Foggo said through his lawyer yesterday that he did not have any improper relationship with Brent Wilkes, a defense contractor at the center of a congressional bribery scandal.” Remember the days when “improper relationship” referred to a little hanky-panky with a White House intern? Sigh. Good times.

romney redux

ROMNEY REDUX….The Note today highlights a “must-read!!” column by Bob Novak that carries the headline: