Today at, Rod Dreher wrote in praise of “cheerful community rebellion,” Jordan Bloom considered Republican hypocrisy on sequestered defense cuts, Philip Giraldi followed Romney’s foreign money, and Bradley J. Birzer asked if Christian humanism can redeem an age of ideology.  

At least Romney’s gaffe-heavy Israel trip put real issues on the table, the great IQ discussion continued, the culture war launched something of a stimulus, and institutions needed nurturing.