Magazine August 11, 2014, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

‐ The real tragedy here is what’s happening to John Kerry’s Nobel Prize prospects.

‐ If the Obama administration were a baseball game, this would be the seventh-inning stretch. He had at least one lousy inning in 2010, when the GOP took the House. But he nevertheless pushed Obamacare through and got reelected. Now seems like the time for bathroom breaks and Big Gulps, while the stadium organist entertains the crowd. It is not so much the conjunction of any particular crisis — Ukraine, Gaza, the border — with fundraisers or photo ops as the sense that, even when this president

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Nixon Rises Again

In December 1965, a 27-year-old journalist with slick black hair and pudgy cheeks, a Columbia Journalism School grad who had spent three years churning out conservative editorials for the St. ...

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THE FINAL IKON He felt that he would find it, Find it yet – The clarity he sought With all his breath. And when he had found it? Why did he grieve? And why did he find ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ The real tragedy here is what’s happening to John Kerry’s Nobel Prize prospects. ‐ If the Obama administration were a baseball game, this would be the seventh-inning stretch. He had ...

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