Magazine September 7, 2015, Issue

Letters

Is Puerto Rico Back from the Brink?

Writing in the Week (July 20), National Review’s editors incorrectly characterize Puerto Rico governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla. Their unfair portrayal of his efforts to revitalize Puerto Rico’s economy is a disservice to the seriousness with which his administration has addressed Puerto Rico’s fiscal crisis. National Review should instead recognize the governor as a job creator and fiscal reformer.

In the past few weeks, the U.S. Department of the Treasury and the Congressional Research Service hailed the governor’s willingness to undertake necessary cost-cutting measures in a difficult environment. These actions, and the comments of support, speak

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Politics & Policy

Cruising Speed

It’s striking that the five Mission: Impossible films, made across two decades in an ever-changing Hollywood, have all starred Tom Cruise. Even in this age of franchises and costumed stars, ...
Politics & Policy

Found Wanting

In a country in which fewer and fewer people serve in an ever-shrinking all-volunteer military, it can be difficult to make a comprehensive case to the civilian public about the ...

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Poetry

ORPHAN What was I looking for in that room Crowded with old books, shelves so full, It seemed they could not hold another title, Except where in places a weary volume Leaned upon its neighbor’s ...
Politics & Policy

Letters

Is Puerto Rico Back from the Brink? Writing in the Week (July 20), National Review’s editors incorrectly characterize Puerto Rico governor Alejandro Garcia Padilla. Their unfair portrayal of his efforts to ...
Politics & Policy

The Week

‐ Hillary has been wearing orange pantsuits. Someone’s been planning ahead. ‐ In a speech at American University defending his Iran deal, President Obama accused its Republican opponents of making “common ...

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