Radicalized

What is up with the word “radicalize” lately? It’s getting a lot more mileage thanks to analysis of those wild ‘n’ crazy Tsarnaev brothers. Everyone seems to be taking it as a given that the bombers were just regular guys–swell guys, in fact, princes among men–until they went through some kind horrible process that “radicalized” them and made them want More …

The Point No One is Making About Teens and the Plan B Pill

Ann Althouse: It seems to me that when you’re talking about girls under the age of 15, if there is an occasion to buy a morning-after pill, there is an occasion to report a serious crime. Um, yes, except replace “15” with “18.” And while we’re at it, just replace “a serious crime” with “statutory rape,” for purposes of clarification.