Advent, in spite of all that twinkly tinsel and lights, is a penitential season. Maggie GallagherNo, it isn't. Spare me from all the Buckley Catholicism, because very few of you know what you are talking about.
I have a new story up on the ways in which the Blago scandal could damage the incoming Obama administration, even if no one on Team Obama has engaged in any pay-for-play dealings with Rod Blagojevich or his circle. Byron York
Obama did nothing wrong, but the Blago scandal could still damage him. Blago was taped saying that Obama will give him a pat on the head and send him home, but he could still be damaged. I fully expect eight years from now to read York predict that Obama could be seriously damaged by his post-presidency plans, and then liberals will be sorry they elected him.
I'm pretty sure there's never been a period in human history when certain people
haven't had this particular kind of unrealistic expectation when it comes to
love. We typically refer to those people as women, and they also happen to make
up a majority of rom-com-watchers. If there's a connection, it's that
women enjoy these films because these films show guys acting like women want
guys to act, i.e. irresponsible and hopeless at first before their love for the
female lead transforms them into stable, romantic (and telepathic) adults. Stephen Spruiell
I had no idea The Corner let 13-year-olds write for them.
Jesse Jackson Jr.'s loud protestations seem designed to assure the audience he was terrified of wiretap transcripts to come. Victor Davis Hanson