Giuliani Rips Biden

Hizzoner lights into Joe Biden with the kind of language that politicians don’t often use when talking about each other (in public): But the — I think the vice president of the United States has become a laugh line on late night television. I mean, he — I’ve never seen a vice president that has made as many mistakes, said More …

Demogoguing Paul Ryan

The Obama campaign doesn’t want to argue the specifics of Paul Ryan’s budget plan because a) they think they can get more traction by telling people Romney and Ryan are going to break into their homes and steal their asthma inhalers, and b) they’re afraid that they’ll lose the argument. The New Republic (“liberals who can be reasoned with”), explains More …

Holy Crap, Was the Ryan Pick Brilliant?

I’m very hesitant to ever give any Republicans any kind of credit for strategic intelligence. But it might be possible that Mitt Romey’s selection of Paul Ryan as his running mate was not just good, but genius. Here’s Yuval Levin in the Corner: It’s at least a bit odd for Democrats who say Ryan is the devil to defend President More …

Being a Christian in Academia

Via Justin Taylor, Christian philosophers Alvin Plantinga and Nicholas Wolterstorff talk about being Christian in the world of academia:

The Family Research Council Shooting, Or, I Can’t Wait to Find Out How This is Conservatives’ Fault

We all know how this is going to play out, right? If possible, this story will be swept under the rug by the mainstream media. If that’s not possible, the coverage will consist of explanations of how the FRC had it coming. Here’s some early reaction from Jonah Goldberg: One of the headlines reads:  Police: Suspect disagreed with Family Research More …