Chilling Story of the Day

If this is true, then I am appalled beyond measure: The intrusions into former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson’s computers constitute the narrative spine of the reporter’s new book “Stonewalled: My Fight for Truth Against the Forces of Obstruction, Intimidation, and Harassment in Obama’s Washington.” The book starts with not really a word, but a sound: …

Naomi Klein: Hack

I have written in the past about Naomi Klein's seemingly pathological need to commit massive amounts of intellectual fraud. I see that nothing has changed: Naomi Klein keeps coming up with fresh new ideas about how to spark an elusive mass social movement against capitalism and corporations. In her 2000 bestseller No Logo, the progressive …

More Clintonian Pablum

Behold Hillary Clinton's review of Henry Kissinger's new book, in which Clinton takes the time to hype her own very bad book, and scribble soporific foreign policy statements in advance of a likely presidential campaign. I won't excerpt anything; just read the review for yourself, and tell me if anything resembling a bright, interesting or original …

Will We Settle for Hillary Clinton?

Anne Applebaum has not-very-nice-things to say about the latest book written by Hillary Clinton's incredibly vapid ghostwriters Hillary Clinton:Even while Hard Choices was still wafting its way across the Atlantic Ocean— and long before it landed on my desk in central Europe, an entire twenty-four hours after the official publication date—Hillary Clinton’s account of her State …

Not a Good Week for Hillary Clinton

First, there was this. Then, there was the fact that Diane Sawyer--of all people--laid into Clinton over Benghazi (in the event that you do not recall, Benghazi has been deemed not to be a scandal, nope, no chance whatsoever that it might be a scandal, nothing to see here, move along, don't worry your pretty little …

Quote of the Day

Defenders of markets usually speak in the language of economics, while defenders of socialism speak in the language of morality. The problem is that most defenders of markets–from Adam Smith to F. A. Hayek to Milton Friedman to my own mentor David Schmidtz–concede the moral high ground to socialism. They admit that the market is …