Magazine June 20, 2011, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• It’s not the first time the words “Anthony Weiner” and “hack” have been associated in our minds.

• We’re not sure whether we have rising food prices, the budget mess, or the tea parties to thank, but suddenly ethanol subsidies seem to be losing some of their political power. Former Minnesota governor Tim Pawlenty, announcing his presidential run in Iowa—a state he needs to win, and a state where ethanol subsidies were previously considered sacrosanct—called for ending them. As governor he had supported them. Former Utah governor Jon Hunts­man, who is also considering running for president, al­though with less attention

NR Editors includes members of the editorial staff of the National Review magazine and website.

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Special Energy Section

Books, Arts & Manners



Do the Jefferson

Too many tourists, too much traffic noise, swampy D.C. weather, the occasional grunt and scream as the cops tackle people for illegal Monument Dancing.


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