Today on, 29 of our distinguished contributors weighed in on whom they were likely to vote for in the presidential election. Pat Buchanan endorsed Romney while Samuel Goldman found it impossible to do so and opted for Gary Johnson. Daniel McCarthy felt a Romney victory might heighten the contradictions on the right and force changes in Congressional leadership. Daniel Larison disagreed.

Scott Galupo rated Chris Christie’s political ambitions, and Michael Brendan Dougherty reflected on the anti-abortion vote. Away from election mania, Alan Jacobs meditated on greatness and how to achieve it, and I reviewed Pankaj Mishra’s From the Ruins of Empire: The Intellectuals Who Remade Asia.

In home news, we’re now accepting applications for spring internships – more information here.