Magazine November 21, 2016, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

‐ We predict the morally dubious figure with an awful record in public life and much-remarked-upon blond hair will lose the election — and, unhappily, win it. 

‐ To former Bill Clinton body man Doug Band we are indebted for the term “Clinton Inc.” and for his careful explanation of just what Clinton Inc. entails. He did not mean to do us this favor: His e-mail about using the Clintons’ philanthropic organizations to personally enrich the Clintons was released via WikiLeaks. But it is illuminating and entertaining reading all the same. Band puts flesh on the bones of every uncharitable characterization

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A Strange Superman

The Accountant, the new Ben Affleck action vehicle, is founded on a genuinely original idea. Indeed, I feel safe in ven­turing that nobody, in cinema or literature, has invented an ...

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FIRST WORDS And then I resolved that thenceforward I would choose for the theme of my writing only the praise of this most gracious being. But when I had thought exceedingly, ...
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Humble Experts The widespread connotation of “elitist” is one of arrogance and a haughtiness born not of achievement in the trenches but of patrician privilege. However, I feel certain this was ...
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The Week

‐ We predict the morally dubious figure with an awful record in public life and much-remarked-upon blond hair will lose the election — and, unhappily, win it.  ‐ To former Bill ...

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