Ron Unz made Mitt Romney. Leo Linbeck III explained why Congress doesn’t work, and Wick Allison sided with him against the centocracy. Daniel McCarthy advocated the old-school Jeffersonian approach to constitutional questions, Jordan Bloom brought back six takes from the Supreme Court, Scott McConnell was pleasantly surprised by the favorites losing, and Scott Galupo admired John Roberts’ clever maneuvers. Jim Antle urged conservatives to treat the Court with skepticism. Robert P. Murphy investigated the follies of the modern Greenback movement, and Galupo reviewed Jonah Goldberg’s ideology. Bloom chastised Politico. In a flashback, Noah Millman measured inequality.
Pat Buchanan reflected on 30 years of failed intervention in the Mideast, and William S. Lind inspected the Taliban’s operational art Doug Bandow found Kuwait’s crossroads, and Nan Levinson located the ethical wounds inflicted on trained-to-kill soldiers. Larison argued that staying out of Syria will not invite “adventurism,” bashed Romney’s awful foreign policy judgment and experience, clarified the Green Lantern Theory, and wondered if Romney is an out-of-date-clown. Philip Giraldi interpreted internet freedom. Kelley Vlahos minded Egypt, and Goldman learned that Germany outlawed Judaism.
Lewis H. Lapham noted our sovereignty in the land of make-believe. Rod Dreher glorified figs, wondered if you want your child to join the clergy, deplored the cross-dressing agenda, exercised the spiritual faculty, and ate a big fat gay oreo, Eve Tushnet analyzed the social novel in the mobile society, while Galupo knew what to say about Aaron Sorkin, and celebrated meat.