“Lawyering Up” in the War of Words

Journalist pundits are not the most interesting thinkers around. (Radio and talk show host pundits are not even thinkers – they’re talkers. They talk very well.) Their job is to master the conventional thinking of the worlds they cover – to be ignorant of a current conventional thought is to prove oneself inexpert – and […]

Meet the New Republican Party…

…same as the old Republican Party? Howard Fineman reports from the Southern Republican Leadership Conference – is that Republicans in the South, Republicans of the South, or Southern Republicanism? – that attendees ain’t too keen on the Start Treaty just signed in Prague. As a first pass, I asked people in the ballroom here about […]