From Freedom Fries to Funerals
How a conservative congressman learned to hate the war
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Ego Inflation; Last hurrah from Omaha; the “heck of a job” badge for political euphemism; what your congressman found under the tree; a prayer for Asra Nomani; wildlife conservation in the crosshairs; Republicans who hate Ann Coulter; backscratch fever and beware the 120-pound terrorist
No female bylines and other reflections on the glass ceiling
SIGNS ALONG THE ROAD
Our rules of war are intentionally unclear. No wonder our soldiers stray into atrocity.
Millions fleeing the brutal pogroms of Zimbabwe find their cries for help falling on deaf South African ears.
Chris Bachelder on why nobody reads The Jungle; Nellie McKay sings of evil landlords and innocent animals; plus more book and music reviews
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The McCain (et al.) Mutiny
A president who rules by fear finds himself beset by betrayal.
The Three Conversions of Walter B. Jones
The congressman who coined the term “freedom fries” now demands an exit strategy from Iraq.
Among the Allies
Students, soldiers, sinners, spies: a journey through the terror of Pakistan