John Derbyshire, America’s foremost reactionary, is entertainingly glum about the conservative movement and his fellow man.
Follow-up thought…When Joe Biden warned us last October that, early on in Obama’s presidency, there would be “a generated crisis to test the mettle of this guy,” people thought immediately of rogues in Iran, Russia or North Korea. Who’d have guessed that the biggest test of mettle would come from rogues only 225 miles up… Read more »
Just to be clearer…This is a completely self-indulgent post. But, for the record, let me say that I am still tremendously hopeful and enthusiastic about Obama’s presidency, even if a recent piece of mine in the Guardian might suggest otherwise. (I didn’t pen the headline, incidentally–editors write those.) That said, yes, the White House’s squishiness… Read more »
What Barack Obama learned from César Chávez.
A FEW MORE THOUGHTS ON EFCA: My piece on the Employee Free Choice Act for the latest issue of the Washington Monthly, which Steve commented about here, has generated some thoughtful responses in the blogosphere. I can’t get to all of the issues raised, but there are a couple of points I did want to… Read more »