THE PLANK NOVEMBER 5, 2009
- Obama’s Sudan Envoy Is an Embarrassment. Fire Him. by The Editors
- Is Barack Obama Causing a Real Estate Boom in the West Bank? by Sarah A. Topol
- The One Conservative Argument Against Health Care Reform That You Should Take Seriously, by Jonathan Cohn
- Tall, Bronze, and Hideous: The Worst Statue of Bill Clinton EVER, by James Gardner
- Democrats Should Be Worried About Voter Disaffection, Not a Resurgent Right Wing, by E.J. Dionne Jr.
- If You’re a Paranoid Tea-Partier, This Sci-Fi Drama Is for You , by Jonathan Chait
- Fact-Checking the ‘Wall Street Journal’ Editorial Page So You Don’t Have to, by Jonathan Chait
- Could the Economy Survive With Just Medium-Sized Banks? by Simon Johnson
- When Politics and Academia Don’t Mix, by Zubin Jelveh
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, metro policy debate on The Avenue, 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.