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I Hate to Disagree with My Betters …

… but Jonah Goldberg is overlooking the fact that any objective and authoritative analysis will reveal that the worst film ever made is Demi Moore’s version of The Scarlet Letter, in which Hester, Arthur, and Pearl ride off into the sunset as Indians slaughter the Puritans. With its combination of awfulness and inexplicability, it’s the “MacArthur Park” of cinema.

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Law & the Courts

Rosenstein Defends the Mueller Probe

Well, did you think Rod Rosenstein was going to say, “You got me. The Mueller probe was inappropriate and politicized?” No, you didn’t. And the deputy attorney general did not disappoint. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal on Wednesday, Rosenstein defended the investigation as “appropriate ... Read More
Culture

The Witches of Bushwick

In Brooklyn, there is an occult bookshop called Catland Books. “Catland” is, one imagines, an apt description of the homes of the women who congregate there. The operators of the establishment have announced that they are planning to hold a special hex session this weekend to make Supreme Court justice ... Read More