IN THE June 20, 2011, ISSUE

The Ugly European

On May 14, 2011, debonair 62-year-old Dominique Strauss-Kahn — managing director of the International Monetary Fund and likely next head of state of France — was pulled out of a ...

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Articles

Politics & Policy

The Moderate

Richard Quinn, who has been working for Republican presidential candidates in South Carolina since 1980, thinks he has found a winner this time: “I think he’s the best I’ve seen, ...
Politics & Policy

Dangerous Disaffection

It is tempting to dismiss the Republicans’ recent loss in New York’s 26th congressional district. A “tea-party” candidate siphoned off conservative votes, and the Republican did not respond to the ...
Politics & Policy

War of Words

‘The Woman Who Stopped Us from Saying ‘Stewardess,’” read a headline last month. The article was a celebration of Kate Swift, who had passed away. She is credited with rooting ...

Features

Politics & Policy

Is Cain Able?

Herman Cain looked startled when Chris Wallace of Fox News quizzed him about the Middle East. “Where do you stand on the right of return?” asked Wallace on his Sunday-morning ...
Politics & Policy

Ages Apart

St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral in Manhattan is now known for the young-adult Mass, celebrated by Fr. Jonathan Morris, it hosts for a lively twentysomething Catholic community every Sunday at 7 ...

Books, Arts & Manners

The Straggler

A Walk in Caria

It is always fun to gather first impressions of a foreign country. Turkey is, John O’Sullivan had explained to me, “upper-tier Third World.” That seems about right. The Third World–itude ...
Politics & Policy

Growing Up

‘There’s a demon inside me,” Stu (Ed Helms) confesses to his best friend, Phil (Bradley Cooper), near the end of the redundant, repellent, and occasionally amusing The Hangover: Part II. ...

Sections

Politics & Policy

Letters

In Memoriam As a friend of Bill Rusher’s for 45 years, I can say the vignettes by his friends and colleagues (“Remembering Bill Rusher,” May 16) accurately capture Bill, the man ...
Athwart

Do the Jefferson

The marble temples of Washington enshrine our civic heroes in great stone cenotaphs, so that we may gaze up at their Olympian brows and connect with the virtues they embody. ...
Politics & Policy

Poetry

CEMETERY HERD The cemetery was laid out in the 1850s. The headstones are of the differing styles fashionable over the many years of its operation, with paved pathways meandering their narrow course along the top of the ...
Happy Warrior

Signs

To be honest, I quite liked Obama’s “moat with alligators” crack. And, as it happens, the United States is building a moat on the border. The northern border, that is.       ...