Politics & Policy

October 11, 2004

Table of contents


Not Tiffany, but Tin by Noemie Emery

CBS is tarnished, along with other houses of liberalism.

Men, Not Machines by David Frum

The Internet and cable TV are important, but far from all-important.

One Vet’s Valor by Kate O’Beirne

B. G. Burkett is a myth-buster, a truth-teller, and a hero.

Oh Happy Day! by Jonah Goldberg

Ding dong, the witch is . . .

The Kerry Comeback by Ramesh Ponnuru

How it could happen.

Banking on the Brewer by John J. Miller

In Colorado, Republican hopes rest on Pete Coors.

Meanwhile, in Afghanistan . . . by Radek Sikorski

How it’s going, three years after invasion/liberation.


A Fortune in Tuition by Richard Vedder

Why does college cost so darn much?

Choice Struggles On by Clint Bolick

The progress of a great and necessary idea.

Sparing Rods, Spoiling Children by Richard Arum

The impossibility of school discipline.

The Limits of Money by Frederick M. Hess

Schools K-12 have plenty of dough, but what have they to show?

The Good and The Bad (Plus Some Ugly) by Rachel Zabarkes Friedman

Moments on campus.


Class StruggleStanley Kurtz . . . The Uncivil War: How a New Elite Is Destroying Our Democracy, by David Lebedoff

The InhumanitiesM. D. Aeschliman . . . The Rape of the Masters: How Political Correctness Sabotages Art, by Roger Kimball

Bad PressAndrew C. McCarthy . . . Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib, by Seymour M. Hersh

Land of PlentyRob Long . . . On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense, by David Brooks

Mother TongueJay Nordlinger . . . The Stories of English, by David Crystal

Taming the BeastJohn Hood . . . Leviathan: The Growth of Local Government and the Erosion of Liberty, by Clint Bolick

Shelf Life: God, Man & The Founding — Michael Potemra on the religious roots of the United States.


For the Record

The Week

Notes & Asides

The Long View



On the Right

Happy Warrior

COVER: Roman Genn

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