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.
NATIONAL REVIEW SPECIAL: EDUCATION 2004
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.
BOOKS, ARTS & MANNERS
Class Struggle — Stanley Kurtz . . . The Uncivil War: How a New Elite Is Destroying Our Democracy, by David Lebedoff
The Inhumanities — M. D. Aeschliman . . . The Rape of the Masters: How Political Correctness Sabotages Art, by Roger Kimball
Bad Press — Andrew C. McCarthy . . . Chain of Command: The Road from 9/11 to Abu Ghraib, by Seymour M. Hersh
Land of Plenty– Rob Long . . . On Paradise Drive: How We Live Now (And Always Have) in the Future Tense, by David Brooks
Mother Tongue — Jay Nordlinger . . . The Stories of English, by David Crystal
Taming the Beast — John 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
Notes & Asides
The Long View
On the Right
COVER: Roman Genn