Michael Kinsley

The Strange Case of the Mythical Kinsley/Reagan Meeting
November 12, 2014

How do you forget meeting the president?

Today Is the Slowest News Day of the Year. Just Look at the New York Times
December 28, 2013

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

People Complaining About Obamacare Insurance Cancellations Want to Get Something for Nothing
November 17, 2013

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

The Media's Arrogant Defense of Leaks
October 30, 2013

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

Obama Should Just Give in to the Republicans
October 10, 2013

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.

Walmart Can Solve the Inequality Problem. It Starts With Stickers.
October 07, 2013

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

If They Replaced Detroit's Art Treasures with Fakes, Would Anyone be Able to Tell?
September 27, 2013

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

If the Stock Market is So Great, Why Is Michael Dell Taking His Company Private?
September 17, 2013

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.

I'm a Syria Hypocrite. You Should Be, Too.
September 09, 2013

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

Obama Was Right to Ask for Congress' Blessing on Syria
September 02, 2013

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 rare