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September 20, 2013 10:05 AM Those Obamacare Rape Ads Are a Scam on Conservatives

I suppose I have to talk about the creepy anti-Obamacare ads that everyone, or at least all the liberal bloggers, are talking about today. Look, folks: this is a very obvious scam. This is not about stopping the ACA. This...

By Jonathan Bernstein

September 18, 2013 8:30 AM Single-family Housing: A Smart Growth Strategy

Sunday’s New York Times features a story by Shaila Dewan asking, “Is Suburban Sprawl on the Way Back?” Answer: not really, although highly compact urban development is hardly going to dominate, either. The best quote from the whole piece comes...

By Jonathan Zasloff

September 17, 2013 9:30 AM Why No One Watches the America's Cup Races

Hey, the famous America’s Cup Yacht Races are happening right now in San Francisco Bay! Hey, really, is that exciting or what; you can watch this immortal series, cheer for your favorite boats, see thrilling…are you listening to me? Is...

By Michael O'Hare

September 17, 2013 8:00 AM What to Make of Putin's Op-Ed

Two quick notes on two interested parties in the rolling Syria situation. First, what to make of Russia's intentions? I've been deeply skeptical, for the obvious reason that Russia is Russia, a weak country whose foreign policy revolves around...

By Jeffrey Goldberg

August 26, 2013 10:40 AM Everyone Thinks There's a Media Bias, Against His Own Position

Responding to the post about Max Boot and the Groseclose studies of “liberal media bias,” commenter Dilan Esper writes In my experience, everyone thinks the media is biased against their side. Which is why I find “media bias” arguments to...

By Mark Kleiman