What Do Elizabeth Edwards, Oprah, Warren Buffet and Osama bin Laden Have In Common?

Today Time magazine will honor Elizabeth Edwards in a ceremony, naming her one of the 100 Most Influential People of the year.

She’s on the list right between Oprah and Warren Buffet, and just two notches down from Osama bin Laden. (Note to outraged liberals: Blame Time, not me. I didn’t put them in that order.)
The editors of Time might as well call it “the 100 people we would most like to write a feature article about,” because really, I just don’t buy that Tina Fey, Justin Timberlake, and Leonardo diCaprio have as much impact on the world as say, Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke.

Most Popular


Courage: The Greatest of Virtues

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on Fridays. Dear Reader (Or Listener), As the reporter assigned the job of writing the article about all of Sidney Blumenthal’s friends and supporters told his ... Read More

My American Dream

This morning, at 8 a.m., I did something I’ve wanted to do for as long as I can remember: I became an American. I first applied for a visa in early 2011, and since then I have slowly worked my way through the system — first as a visa-holder, then as a permanent resident (green card), and, finally, as a ... Read More

The Gun-Control Debate Could Break America

Last night, the nation witnessed what looked a lot like an extended version of the famous “two minutes hate” from George Orwell’s novel 1984. During a CNN town hall on gun control, a furious crowd of Americans jeered at two conservatives, Marco Rubio and Dana Loesch, who stood in defense of the Second ... Read More