I have never understood the “real men are simple” while women, intellectuals, and other elites are unnecessarily complex. An example from the DogHouse:
Tony Judt’s series of blog posts for the NY Review of Books is one of the best things I’ve read in ages. His most recent entry is on identity, where he commits a sacrilege of the left and questions our current notions of identity. There are echoes of Teddy Roosevelt here:
In academic life, […]
Sally Satel has a pretty good survey of the field of bioethics over at American Enterprise Institute. While I am no fan of AEI, I have to admit Satel’s piece is actually quite fair. Her section on conservative bioethicists is harsh and clear. Her critique of both liberal and conservative bioethicists came down to […]
My God, Bob McDonnell is a deplorable human being:
“The number of children who are born subsequent to a first abortion with handicaps has increased dramatically,” he reportedly said. “Why? Because when you abort the first born of any, nature takes its vengeance on the subsequent children.”
“In the Old Testament, the first born […]
Will Saletan parses the Apple tablet vs Obama’s SotU debate. His quick summary of recent tech is jaw dropping:
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