I think there's been a lot of overhyped concern about civil liberties and the Patriot Act. The Weekly Standard's David Tell, explores some of the poor reporting regarding the Patriot act from (surprise) The New York Times.
Is that what the BBC has become? Well, this account of their BBC World Service radio broadcast is evidence of. The author, journalist Denis Boyles, also makes a larger point about journalism as a whole that's worth remembering. "I was wrong." Of all the words in all the paragraphs in all the stories ever written […]
National Review's Byron York has more on the William Pryor nomination that I discussed earlier. York comes to many of the same conclusions I did, namely that Democratic senators are not anti-Catholic per se, but their use of the abortion litmus test has a de facto effect of barring orthodox Catholics, evangelical Christians, orthodox Jews […]
And a wrong way -- to teach. I guess I was fortunate (and smart) to attend a university where the purpose is to teach. Some of the more "upper-tier" universities, it appears, are more interested in name recognition then whether or not the students are learning. Don Luskin publishes a letter from a former student […]