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Excellent Robert Caro interview in the Weekend Wall Street Journal: Robert Caro: Political Power—How to Get It and Use It Asked to define “political power”—the motif of his multivolume biography of Lyndon Baines Johnson—historian Robert Caro falls silent. “I don’t … Continue reading
Over the past several years, playwright David Mamet – widely considered a flaming (tongued) liberal – has gradually drifted rightward in his political views. (See his 2008 Village Voice piece “Why I Am No Longer a ‘Brain-Dead Liberal.’”) And conservative … Continue reading
For the Wall Street Journal’s Weekend Interview with former deputy defense secretary Paul Wolfowitz, old friend Ken Fallin provided this image: Swell drawing. But wouldn’t the real caricature have been this image? Just askin’.