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“Huge” Threat

Does anyone seriously believe less-than-one-term-senator Barack Obama is a “huge” threat to Hillary Clinton? If the Dems take big wins in November — and I don’t think that they’ll be as huge as folks are predicting (especially if conservatives don’t surrender to the pessimism before Election Day) — she’s going to be looking over her shoulder to see Russ Feingold coming up on her.

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Celebrity Activists Do Not Help

Michelle Williams, an actress, has decided to become a spokesman on the issue of pay inequality in her profession, and appears this month on the cover of Vanity Fair with a headline to that effect. This decision follows what she describes as a humiliating episode in which she learned in the pages of USA Today ... Read More

Washington in the Flesh, Almost

Canova's George Washington at the Frick Collection is the zenith of the museum's signature exhibition style. It's small, fewer than 20 objects. It's focused. It examines the creation of Antonio Canova's full-length sculpture of George Washington in Roman costume from 1821. It was Canova's (1757–1822) sole ... Read More