Hemispheric Dualism

Sara Miller Llana of the Christian Science Monitor reports that a most unlikely passenger may be jumping aboard the Straight Talk Express: At a recent summit in Argentina, Venezuela’s leftist president Hugo Chávez said that if he were a United States citizen, he’d vote for Republican candidate...

Will Ohio Buy McCain’s “Straight Talk”?

Very interesting.  John McCain is peddling free trade to Ohio.  Yes, that Ohio, the same Ohio that has a penchant for blaming free trade for the fact that, you know, they’ve lost so many jobs. Now there’s a lot to be said for telling people something they may not necessarily want to hear, but...

Trotting Out The “Grownup” Argument

There are only two types of people that think playing the “grownup” card will win an argument. Parents scolding their rebellious and irresponsible children. This is a legitimate use. Pundit blowhards. Not so much. I’d say that this latest piece by The Wall Street Journal, “The New...