The Marcus Aurelius Fetish

David Brooks’ article, The Establishment Lives!, caught my eye this morning (see the attention its getting on Memeorandum here).  Kathy posts the full article below here.  The first thing I think is that Brooks is being a bit dishonest in writing this as a descriptive piece rather than a prescriptive...

It’s How You Go About It

There is some confusion out there, succinctly illustrated by, but not limited to, Michael van der Galien, as to the nature of the National Journal’s ranking Obama as the most liberal senator of 2007, and how that meshes with strong support among centrists, moderates, Indpendents, and even some...