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Beer Me

President Obama’s mundane beverage selection at last week’s beer summit was roundly condemned by the hip, politically-inclined set, and as much as I’d love to write a counter-intuitive defense of watery beer (paging David Plotz!),* I’m forced to agree that Budweiser does in fact suck. Given the success of his home state’s Dogfish Head Brewery,…

Second Thoughts

Over at First Thoughts, Joe Carter has one of the more measured, intelligent responses to the Gates arrest. You should read the whole thing, but the crux of his argument seems to be that maintaining public order is sometimes more important than scrupulously respecting personal autonomy. As a general principle, I tend to agree, and…