The Battle of Wisconsin is only the latest front in this intra-class culture war.
January 27, 2014
But first things first: Why Elise Vans? The question by which the answer must be preceded is: “Why Eli S. Evans?”
June 8, 2012
The economic crisis here has provided rhetorical cover for large-scale “liberalization.”
December 2, 2011
Berlusconi’s fall has been imminent—torturously, impossibly imminent—for as long as many of us care to remember
September 14, 2011
For all that is easy about Those Guys Have All the Fun, however, there is also something uneasy about it.
August 24, 2011
Wisconsin has gone blue, as they say, in the last two presidential elections, but just barely.
August 4, 2011
In his swift and ferocious fall, my reasons for hating Tiger have been just as swiftly effaced.
May 20, 2011
The protests’ celebratory feeling appeared validated—albeit barely—on the morning after the supreme court election.
October 4, 2010
Reforms, after all, are political. Reforms are made. More, they change something that already exists.
July 30, 2010
LeBron James was not the first to be declared what no basketball player will ever be: The Next Michael Jordan.
Chris Kraus’s I Love Dick is a great book to give as a gift to somebody you are hoping to sleep with. Explicit but subtle, its title contains two meanings, the first of which, despite appearances, is not aggressively sexual but in fact gentle and literary. And unlike flowers, which will die in a matter of days, I Love Dick can sit on a bookshelf for years, beguiling and suggestive.
November 14, 2008
It was not a public declaration of love, in spite of the hundred million people or more looking on.