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John F. Kennedy at Santa Monica, 1962

Pathology of Power

Sally Bedell Smith and the many forms of monarchy.

Oct 8, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 04

Joe Soptic

Where Does It End?

The illogic of Obama’s attack on Romney.

Sep 3, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 47

Mitt Romney

An Obamacare Plan B

4:15 PM, Jun 21, 2012

Photo of Mitt Romney graduating from high school

Mitt Romney’s Schooldays

The Washington Post invents a narrative.

May 28, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 35

Cartoon of Mitt Romney as a wind-up toy

Authentically Yours

Against his primary opponents, what looked like Romney’s characteristic defect ended up serving him well.

May 7, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 32

Photo of the Ronald Reagan Republican Center

Tales of Woe

The myth of a powerful Republican establishment.

Mar 5, 2012, Vol. 17, No. 24

Photo of Occupy Wall Street protestor being hauled off by police

Occupational Therapy

A movement custom-designed to hurt liberals.

Dec 19, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 14

Photo of Herman Cain greeting supporters

Keep Fear Alive

The liberal obsession with playing the race card.

Nov 21, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 10

Obama making a grumpy face

Overrated

Rumors of Barack Obama’s political skill have been greatly exaggerated.

Oct 10, 2011, Vol. 17, No. 04

Yacht Photo

Lifestyles of the Rich and Political

Shouldn’t our candidates’ consumption be less conspicuous?

Sep 5, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 47

Scream Photo

It’s a Conspiracy!

The (non-existent) plot to destroy the American economy for partisan advantage

Aug 15, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 45

Overdraft Cartoon

A Fling with the Welfare State

From the best of intentions to bankruptcy and recriminations

Jul 25, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 42

Louie Zamperini astride a B-18 bomber, 1943

Staying Alive

The limits of endurance in enemy hands.

Jun 20, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 38

Death and Politics

Death and Politics

On the use and abuse of grief as a partisan weapon.

Feb 28, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 23

Catastrophic Success

Catastrophic Success

The perils of a ‘do everything’ Democratic Congress.

Jan 3, 2011, Vol. 16, No. 16

Impermanent Majority

Impermanent Majority

The lesson of all the recent ‘wave’ elections.

Nov 15, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 09

Fault Lines

Fault Lines

The president’s apologists look for scapegoats

Oct 25, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 06

Lifestyles of the Rich and Liberal

Lifestyles of the Rich and Liberal

The conspicuous consumption of today’s Democratic pols.

Sep 20, 2010, Vol. 16, No. 01

Duking It Out

Duking It Out

The Dukakis administration that never was.

Aug 30, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 47

Neither Roosevelt nor Reagan

Neither Roosevelt nor Reagan

How Obama blew his opportunity.

Aug 2, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 43

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