Politics & Policy

Failure to Communicate

Drudge called it “B-O-R-I-N-G.” Mark Steyn was even more brutal, labeling last night’s presidential debate a “horrible travesty” for the excruciating tedium created by the event’s artificiality. Given the dreariness ...
Politics & Policy

Energy Election

When the curtain goes up tonight on the most highly anticipated vice-presidential debate in American political history, Alaska governor Sarah Palin will have a golden opportunity to regain the momentum ...
Politics & Policy

Not Easy Reading Green

April showers bring May flowers. But another April torrent brings something considerably less pleasant: the special Earth Day-timed “green” issues with which the publishing industry deluges the reading public. By most ...
Politics & Policy

It’s Electric!

One hundred twenty-five years ago today, Thomas Edison coolly flipped a switch he had rigged in the offices of his main financial backer, the legendary banker J. P. Morgan. The ...
Politics & Policy

Corny Bush’s CAFE

In a dramatic Rose Garden ceremony at the White House yesterday, President Bush unveiled his plan to combat childhood obesity, proposing new policies designed to dramatically hike prices for agricultural ...