An Upside of Dynasty
The United States has been well served by dynasties in both parties throughout its history and continues to be. Note the Romneys, the Dodds and the Kennedys. And consider the Udalls.
A Voice for the Poor?
The withdrawal of former Senator John Edwards from the Democratic primary field following his third-place finish in his native South Carolina deprives the national political debate of an uncommon degree of honesty and intelligence.
Books and Culture
As the 150th anniversary of the Civil War approaches, we also anticipate the 75th anniversary of a remarkable transformation in the historio
'Classics for Pleasure,' reviewed
While Thomas Norman DeWolf’s 18-chapter memoir, Inheriting the Trade, accomplishes an artful merging of historical expl