Defamation suits are generally a bad idea. Absent some highly particularized circumstances, people who are in the public eye are really better off not going to the courts to seek redemption for their tarnished reputations. A lawsuit by birthers against… Continue Reading
With competing versions of what happened in the chambers of the Wisconsin Supreme Court, I think that the answer is pretty straightforward. Those who share my worldview are to be believed. They’re good people, trying to do the right thing.… Continue Reading
Men should be able to open bottles of champagne at parties without visible displays of fear. End of line.
It’s tough to change your mind, to alter your opinions about things. David Frum is to be commended for doing so.
Ed Begley Jr., Peter Boyle, Jim Henson, Beverly D’Angelo, Angelina Jolie, Chris Kattan, Val Kilmer, Burt Lancaster, Fred Savage, Frank Sinatra, and Spencer Tracy would all be sad today. Why?
I put all this on my Kindle, so it would be easier to read than on a series of index cards. Normally I would memorize the important points and then improvise from there, but as will be obvious, I don’t… Continue Reading
Cut a seedless watermelon into big rectangular strips, three-quarters of an inch to an inch thick. How big? You’ll harvest maybe three of them from the center part of the melon. Add a little bit of honey, sugar, or agave nectar,… Continue Reading
Breaking — it appears that the New York State Senate is ready to vote on, and anticipate to approve, same-sex marriage. The lower house in New York has laready approved a slightly different version of the bill, and Governor Cuomo… Continue Reading
James Joyner: Mitch McConnell’s candid admission that partisan politics is playing some role in Republican opposition to the war in Libya is refreshing. The fact that partisan politics no longer stops at the water’s edge, however, is a bad sign… Continue Reading
I suppose the profanity isn’t strictly necessary, but there are times it adds a certain eloquence to what ought to be an obvious point.