Tag Archives: Ross Douthat

Ave Atque Vale, The (Late, Lamented) Weekly Standard

The hardworking staff has long been a fan (we were a charter subscriber in the mid-90s) – and also a critic – of The Weekly Standard, which officially folded on Friday. For over two decades we’ve found the magazine’s political … Continue reading

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NYT’s Ross Douthat Says Romney Will Do That

New York Times op-ed columnist Ross Douthat, a.k.a. The Weakest Link, has officially anointed Mitt Romney (R-I’m Still Speaking) the inevitable GOP 2012 presidential nominee: Ignore the Politico daily briefings, the Rasmussen tracking polls, the angst from conservative activists over … Continue reading

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NYT Jobs Fair

Today’s New York Times Sunday Review is a Steve Jobsarama, with four – count ’em, four – hagiographic pieces on the lgendary Apple co-founder. Start with columnist Tom Friedman’s Where Have You Gone, Joe DiMaggio? op-ed paean: THE melancholy over Steve … Continue reading

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NYT Obama R.I.P. Edition

Monday’s New York Times pretty much serves as Barack Obama’s obituary. Editorial: To Escape Chaos, a Terrible Deal There is little to like about the tentative agreement between Congressional leaders and the White House except that it happened at all. … Continue reading

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Mitchmania

Monday’s New York Times featured an op-ed mash note to Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels from mostly Web-ed columnist Ross Douthat. Headline: A Republican Surprise Pull quote: Murmurings about Mitch Daniels for 2012 That would be murmurings about a presidential run by … Continue reading

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