I reminded him that if I couldn’t respect people of differing viewpoints, I couldn’t stay married to his mother. He said he figured it was because I was cheap, and didn’t want to give up half of what I own.
I heard the words “Saddam Hussein” and “Al-Qaeda” and “Osama bin Laden.” Then the guy made some comment about Africa. Great, I thought, a geography-challenged bigot.
…what happened just now, on Super Tuesday?
I sat mesmerized as I watched Caroline and Ted Kennedy symbolically pass the torch of Camelot and all it represents to the loyal opposition, Barak Obama, the other day.
Having spent our glorious university years in Washington D.C., my friends and I recently decided to reconvene in the U.S. capital for a walk down memory lane.
The tide has turned against capital punishment in America.
This is a review of Power, Faith and Fantasy: America in the Middle East 1776 to the Present by Michael Oren. W.W. Norton, 2007
This is a review of Dangerous Nation: America’s Foreign Policy from Its Earliest Days to the Dawn of the Twentieth Century by Robert Kagan. Vintage Books, November 2007
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