Rachel Morris


Borderline Catastrophe

Karl Roves storied partnership with George W. Bush, now in its second decade, has long been concerned with more momentous matters than simply winning elections. Famously, Rove has sought to engineer a seismic realignment in American politics. To that end, hes perfected two signature strategies. Hes mastered a base-in approach, designing policy positions first for… Read more »

Apps Lit

Noah’s most difficult charge was Dylan Thayer. Dylan’s mother, an immaculately coiffed psychiatrist with a weakness for writing herself Ritalin prescriptions, hoped to boost Dylan’s SAT writing score from a disappointing 420 to the 650 required by the lacrosse recruiter at UPenn. Alas, Dylan spent too much time at hip Manhattan clubs and recovering from… Read more »

Apps Lit

Noah’s most difficult charge was Dylan Thayer. Dylan’s mother, an immaculately coiffed psychiatrist with a weakness for writing herself Ritalin prescriptions, hoped to boost Dylan’s SAT writing score from a disappointing 420 to the 650 required by the lacrosse recruiter at UPenn. Alas, Dylan spent too much time at hip Manhattan clubs and recovering from… Read more »

Bad for the Jews, Worse for the Christians

Abramoff’s activities have distressed his fellow Orthodox Jews, but they have proved even more problematic for evangelical Christians. In his lobbying campaigns, Abramoff cashed in on the conservative Christian credentials of two longtime allies: Tom DeLay, who has often used religious causes to shore up political power and who is now facing money-laundering charges of… Read more »