THE PLANK AUGUST 20, 2009
- Don’t Sweat It: Obama Sure Looks To Be In Trouble, but We’ve Seen This Summertime Hysteria Before, by Ed Kilgore
- Why Are The Heirs Of Ayatollah Khomeini Supporting Iran’s Opposition? by Ali Reza Eshraghi
- Town Hall Fallout: If We Can’t Draw The Line At The Threat Of Violence, Democracy Begins To Disintegrate, by E.J. Dionne, Jr.
- Will Rooftop Wind Turbines Ever Catch On? by Bradford Plumer
- TNRtv: Here’s How Democrats Ought To Go About Resuscitating Health Care Reform, by Ruy Teixeira
- Is Obama Wasting His Time Trying To Court The Saudis? by Michael Crowley
- Is Enough Being Done To Help The Victims Of Predatory Lending Schemes? by Alex Ulam
As always, be sure to check out economic news on The Stash, environment and energy coverage on The Vine, the latest on health care at The Treatment, and Marty Peretz's The Spine. Also be sure to take a look at TNR's new blogs by William Galston, Simon Johnson, Ed Kilgore, Damon Linker, and John McWhorter.