A Conservative's Guide to Undermining Pope Francis
September 23, 2015
Don't like Francis's position on climate change or inequality? Here's how to undermine his authority.
Conservatives to Pope Francis: Stick With Salvation. We’ll Handle Politics.
September 22, 2015
The pontiff's opinions are driving columnists like George Will crazy
George Will, Tea Party Tory
February 11, 2014
America's most famous bow-tied conservative has found his wild side.
In his Thursday column in The Washington Post, George Will gives a perfect encapsulation of his (widely shared) worldview and values without quite meaning to do so. For this reason, if no other, it deserves close attention.
The Tory Magic of George Will
October 04, 2013
George Will, the columnist and longtime staple of ABC's 'This Week' is leaving the network for Fox News, where he debuts today. Here's what The New Republic's legendary Henry Fairlie wrote about him in 1986.
It's been interesting to watch American politicians and commentators respond to the coup in Egypt, largely because the reactions have not conformed to ideological categories.
Notes on a Trumped Up Scandal
May 15, 2013
The IRS fiasco shows that conservatives can be PC too.
A Unified Theory of Romney Tax-Stubbornness
August 09, 2012
The latest journalist to press Mitt Romney on his tax returns is the ultra-resourceful Josh Tyrangiel of Businessweek. Here’s how he cleverly posed the question in a recent interview: If you’re an investor and you’re looking at a company, and that company says that its great strength is wise management and fiscal know-how, wouldn’t you want to see the previous, say, five years’ worth of its financials? Alas, no dice. Romney’s response: I’m not a business.
July 13, 2012
How to understand John Roberts.
Did Roberts Change His Vote?
July 02, 2012
Did Chief Justice John Roberts change his vote in the Obamacare case? Court observers were speculating about that possibility almost as soon as the five-to-four decision upholding the law came down on Thursday. And now it looks like Roberts really did switch.