Is state capitalism the new mechanism for getting us to Mars? Romney and Gingrich seem to think so.
The hit PBS series “Downton Abbey” showcases the stark class differences in early 20th Century Britain. But when it came to fighting in war, the patricians were equal to the grunts – and perhaps more so.
Of course it was staged.
“The Daily Show” is comedy, not journalism. This was a comedy sketch in which the participants played out a parody of themselves, just as the guest hosts of “Saturday Night Live” are sometimes cast in self-deprecating situations.
But you already knew that, didn’t you?
Mitt Romney was not the Republican best able to defeat Obama — until Monday, when Jon Huntsman left the race.
The Tea Party is a phenomenon that died after its time. In his unsympathetic eulogy, Egan does offer a few words of understanding:
the movement, largely leaderless, was born out of legitimate frustration over Wall Street bailouts and runaway government spending.
I would agree and regurgitate a memory of the Tea Party’s finest hour — when it stopped John Boehner from directing defense dollars to his district for a project the military didn’t want.
For those interested in my argument, here it is:
Sure, much of my careful reasoning ended up on the cutting-room floor, but it was fun: