Michael Kinsley

Only one of the front page's six stories qualifies as news.

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You can't get better insurance and pay the same old price for it.

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I'd rather have government than media determine who should leak

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President Obama should give in. Yes, this mess is all the Republicans’ fault. Yes, it’s outrageous that they can hold the government hostage in order to reargue a law that’s been voted on, signed, enacted, and upheld by the Supreme Court. Yes, it’s a terrible precedent. Nevertheless, he should give in.

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And it’ll only cost you $12.50 a year.

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What’s wrong with a museum displaying knock-off art?

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The stock market is a giant rip-off of middle-class investors.Don’t take my word for it. Take Michael Dell’s. Dell took his computer manufacturing company public in 1988—that is, he sold stock in the company to anyone who wanted it. Now he wants to buy it all back, because he shares the widespread belief that it’s better for a company to be privately owned.

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Logical consistency is undervalued in Washington. It’s really a form of intellectual honesty. I’ve never understood F.

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The biggest burden of being president is surely having to make decisions that will lead to people being killed and maimed in war: American soldiers who die decades before their time, innocent civilians in enemy countries, even enemy soldiers who rarely bear any moral responsibility for the decisions that make their countries our enemies.

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Microsoft announced today that Steve Ballmer is stepping down as CEO some time in the next year, and you gotta feel sorry for the guy. In the theatre, they say: Never follow an act involving children. Ballmer had to follow an even tougher act: Bill Gates. Gates is a master of the second act, having done two star turns: first as a software entrepreneur (he pretty much invented the part, which has been widely imitated but never equaled) and CEO, and then as a philanthropist.

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