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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

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Tales of Woe

The myth of a powerful Republican establishment.

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

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Occupational Therapy

A movement custom-designed to hurt liberals.

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

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Keep Fear Alive

The liberal obsession with playing the race card.

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

Obama making a grumpy face


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

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

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Lifestyles of the Rich and Political

Shouldn’t our candidates’ consumption be less conspicuous?

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

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It’s a Conspiracy!

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

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

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A Fling with the Welfare State

From the best of intentions to bankruptcy and recriminations

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

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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

Beautiful and Damned

Beautiful and Damned

Power, glamour, and the vagaries of transatlantic alliances.

Jun 21, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 38

Dead Congress Walking

Dead Congress Walking

The Democrats are afraid of the voters and mad at each other. Their vaunted health care reform is going to do them in.

Mar 22, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 26

Turning Peter

A blame-America-firster discovers his inner patriot.

Mar 15, 2010, Vol. 15, No. 25

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