As torrents in summer,
Half dried in their channels,
Suddenly rise, though the
Sky is still cloudless,
For rain has been falling
Far off at their fountains,
So hearts that are fainting
Grow full to o’erflowing,
And they ...
Every generation gets the George Washington it deserves. In the polyester, Watergate-era Seventies, Gore Vidal reduced America’s most revered president to a pompous figure of fun in his novel Burr, ...
Colin Dueck’s thorough analysis of the foreign-policy views of Republican political leaders since World War II has two aspects. As history, it is informative, objective, and broadly useful. As political ...
‐ If Congress wants to prosecute those who accept foreign money, Tim Geithner had better keep a suitcase packed.
‐ At his White House farewell, Rahm Emanuel, President Obama’s departing chief ...
My grandfather, nineteen years of age,
Falls from the pages of the unabridged
Dictionary where I keep him pressed,
A sepia print of him in his second suit,
A double-breasted serge. The satin ...