Monthly Archives: August 2013

Playing the Righteousness Card

Slate’s David Plotz may be right. We really should abolish August – it’s a miserable month. Barack Obama must know this. The month ended with his righteous plan for launching a few days of intense airstrikes against Syria, with cruise missiles but … Continue reading

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The Incredible Elusiveness of Credibility

We were going to war with Iraq anyway, but someone told George Bush that he needed to pretend to be playing by the rules, so he sent Colin Powell to the United Nations for their approval. They didn’t have to … Continue reading

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