Fitzgerald be damned, you can have as many acts in your life as you wish; but remember, while it's perfect in Tomorrowland, it's never open today.
President Obama is probably the last guy you’d think would introduce “ass” into the mainstream political discourse. It’s like Spock barking that he's ready to “knock boots" with the Klingons.
Brussels as the capital of the free world? That’s quite an assertion, but Joe Biden is just the American to back up such a claim.
Some might have a hard time living down a moment such as Contessa Brewer's Kinsley-style gaffe this week. But not in her circle.
Then: dissent=patriotic. Now: sedition. Then: opposition to Bush=principled and civilized. Now: opposition to Obama=opposition to the very nature of civilization itself.
James Lileks presents some really alternative new tax proposals for Congress to consider, to make the next April 15th even more fun than today. (Update: And don't miss Roger Kimball on Tax Day 2010: "Two Thoughts From Hayek and an Observation from William Hazlitt.")