The Campaign Spot

Latest New Jersey Poll Shows . . . Pretty Much More of the Same

A new Monmouth University/Gannett poll of New Jersey likely voters released today puts Chris Christie ahead of Jon Corzine, but by a slightly smaller margin than some other polls, 45 percent to 37 percent.

Of course, an incumbent polling below 40 percent is pretty darn lousy. And as for the idea that Corzine can save himself by tying himself to Obama, 76 percent say that their vote for governor will be based solely on state and local issues.

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Road Trip

EDITOR’S NOTE: The following is Jonah Goldberg’s weekly “news”letter, the G-File. Subscribe here to get the G-File delivered to your inbox on Fridays. Dear Reader (Especially future contributors to my GoFundMe page), I am currently in the passenger seat of our family fun mobile, passing mile marker ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Answering my Critics

My post on Elizabeth Warren’s cynical/bonkers proposal to effectively nationalize every American firm with revenue of $1 billion or more has met with predictable criticism. I will address two points here. One, some have complained about the use of the word “expropriation,” or more broadly about ... Read More

Winslow Homer’s Art, through the Camera Lens

The Bowdoin College Museum of Art's show Winslow Homer and the Camera takes a perceptive, original look at one of America's great art visionaries. It's special for many reasons. It takes a much-considered artist — Homer (1836–1910) is among the gods atop the heap of American artists — and finally makes ... Read More