The Corner

I Choose Life

No, I’m not watching the fool debate. Life’s too short. As a mild protest against all these debates, and also for pleasure and self-improvement, I have decided to listen to Beatrice di Tenda instead. Chopin thought highly of this opera, yet it is hardly ever performed. I barely know it; and this seems to me a much bigger hole in my life, infinitely more worth filling, than not knowing what Chris Dodd thinks about ethanol subsidies.

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Politics & Policy

Did Flynn Lie?

At the outset, let’s get two things straight: First, there is something deeply disturbing about the Obama administration’s decision to open a counterintelligence investigation on retired lieutenant general Michael Flynn while he was working on the Trump campaign — and, ultimately, about the Justice ... Read More
Law & the Courts

Where Is the Flynn 302?

Better late than never (I hope), my weekend column has posted on the website. It deals with the question whether General Michael Flynn actually lied to the FBI agents — including the now infamous Peter Strzok — when they interviewed him in the White House on his third day on the job as national security ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Who’s in Charge Here?

In the run-up to the 2016 presidential election, Donald Trump was asked on many occasions whether he would “accept the results” of the election if he were to lose. Democrats and their media allies demanded that he make a solemn vow to “accept the results.” It was never entirely clear what anybody thought ... Read More