- June 19, 2006
- The Vietnam Obsession
It’s the analogy that won’t quit—and won’t fly, either. But could Iraq end up like Vietnam? We should be so lucky.
- June 5, 2006
- What the [Bleep]?!
The FCC’s scary new censorship crusade raises the question: Should the government be in the decency business at all anymore?
- May 15, 2006
- Generation Xerox
Youth may not be an excuse for plagiarism. But it is an explanation.
- May 1, 2006
- The Way We Boom Now
What this age of Internet euphoria looks like to those of us who were in the game last time around. For one, bubbles aren’t completely bad.
- April 3, 2006
- Celebrity Death Watch
Could the country’s insane fame fixation maybe, finally—fingers crossed—be coming to an end? One hopeful sign: Paris Hilton.
- March 6, 2006
- School’s Out for Summers
Harvard’s president didn’t get expelled so much for his ideology as for his naïveté. And the university would do well to pick a Larry 2.0 next.
- February 20, 2006
- They Can't Take a Joke
What’s the matter with Islam is also the matter with Kansas. But who says freedom of speech isn’t a little negotiable?
- February 6, 2006
- What Would Dirty Harry Do?
By framing the eavesdropping debate as a manly-man contest, Bush & Co. are distracting us from the conversation we should be having about privacy.
- October 15, 2007
- The Age of Apoplexy
Are the controversial comments of Mahmoud Ahmadinejad (or Larry Summers or Bill O’Reilly or NARAL) really so threatening?
- September 17, 2007
- Who’s Your Daddy Now?
Lost, stubborn, and surly, the GOP is rapidly rebranding itself as the bad-dad party. But can the Dems finally ditch their soft-mommy rep?