A Ploy to Dilute the Democratic Party’s Message

A Ploy to Dilute the Democratic Party’s Message

Here’s a jarring headline: “Economic Populism Is a Dead End for Democrats.” That’s the title on a recent op-ed piece written by a couple of longtime political flacks for Wall Street and published, naturally, in The Wall Street Journal. Take it...
A Better Grip on Climate Change

A Better Grip on Climate Change

Earth to climate change deniers: The vast majority of Americans are worried enough about global warming to want our government to help stop this scourge. This good news for people who believe science should drive our climate policy comes from a series of surveys...
Nelson Mandela’s Distinction

Nelson Mandela’s Distinction

The year 2000 marked not merely the end of a century but the end of a millennium, a thousand years of history. The media’s desire to fill empty space with naming “the Person of the Millennium” became all the rage. George Will, the unfailingly smug...
By George, You Don’t Get It

By George, You Don’t Get It

There I was, sitting at my desk and looking out of the window — you know, writing — when my wife came in and plopped down a newspaper article in front of me. “Read that,” she said with a cruel twinkle in her eye. It was an article on Detroit by George...