Father and son

From the Archives: Roger Rosenblatt Remembers His Father
June 12, 2014

"My father believed in hats as signs of civilization."

The Jew Who Would Be God
May 18, 2012

The Jewish Gospels: The Story of the Jewish Christ By Daniel Boyarin (New Press, 200 pp., $21.95) That the historical Jesus was a Jew, that his followers were Jews, and that the Gospels as well as the letters written by the apostle Paul are Jewish writings, firmly embedded in first century C.E. Judaism—all this has become almost commonplace.

Outtakes from the Bush Romney Endorsement
March 30, 2012

There was something slightly poignant, slightly comical about George H.W. Bush's endorsement of Romney yesterday. This sequence in particular (via Mike Allen's replay of the pool report): As your pool was being ushered out, Romney pointed to a portrait, of the two presidents Bush staring off into a distance, that hung in the far corner of the office. ‘I love that picture over there of the two presidents,’ he said. ‘Father and son. That’s quite a, that’s quite a legacy.’ Bush pointed to the same wall, where a blue flag was encased in glass.