Paul Baumann

Bad Faith Effort

t will come as no surprise to those who watch cable TV, or who read Vanity Fair or Slate or the Atlantic, that Christopher Hitchens is mad as hell and isnt going to take it anymore. For years the indefatigable Hitchenspolitical columnist, ardent biographer of George Orwell, and self-styled scourge of liberal correctnesshas fulminated against… Read more »

Let There Be Light

Opus Dei has unquestionably gotten a lot of bad press, originally because of the prominence of some members in Franco’s cabinet toward the end of his regime. But the group has also been accused of, among other things, obsessive secrecy, an authoritarian ethos, being in cahoots with right-wing forces in Latin America, accumulating an indecent… Read more »