Michael O’Donnell is a lawyer in the Chicago area. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and the Atlantic.
How Antonin Scalia ceased to be a powerhouse jurist and became a crank.
Even in his private correspondence, Arthur Schlesinger Jr. was an unapologetic Kennedy partisan.
Averse to compromise, he died a bewildered and broken man.
Chronicling America’s not-quite-decline.
In a break from convention news, sports fans have no doubt been following Andy Roddick’s retirement from professional tennis. On Wednesday Roddick—who had announced that this year’s U.S. Open would be his last tournament—lost his fourth-round match to Argentinian Juan Martin del Potro. The tributes have poured in, focusing on Roddick’s stature as the last… Read more »