In today’s NYT, an Italian novelist offers his explanation for why he thinks the next pope should be an Italian. In short, it’s: “Because we Italians are fun-loving hypocrites.” It’s nasty how he likens the hard charity of Karol Wojtyla’s moral witness, and willingness to hold fast to principle in the face of modernist expediency, to blind prudishness.
Biden’s argument that racial animus is an omnipresent force in American life only sows discord and makes reforms harder to achieve.
Thirty-five years later, there is much to learn from one of the most enduring and poignant presidential addresses and how it came to be.
Biden’s trans policies are ‘doing nobody any favors,’ says Scott Newgent.
If he treated the issue as more than an occasion for taxpayer-funded political patronage, he might actually get somewhere.
Economic nationalism has become the new ‘Washington Consensus.’
Presto: Nothing the president can do about COVID deaths! And don’t even think about a special counsel to investigate collusion or quid pro quos.