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January 21, 2013
Volume 18, Number 18
EDITORIALS
whitehouse
Taxation Without Cessation
BY JEFFREY H. ANDERSON
Obama and Brennan
Interrogate Brennan
BY THOMAS JOSCELYN
Obama and Chuck Hegel
Totally, Unequivocally Hagel
BY WILLIAM KRISTOL
ARTICLES
Obama gives the GOP the pie.
Obama’s Second Term Plan
Attack, attack, and attack some more.
BY FRED BARNES
A solar power plant in china
The Mother of All Solyndras
China’s solar power debacle.
BY YING MA
Representative Earl Blumenauer
And Miles to Go Before We’re Taxed
The green plan to have Uncle Sam watch your odometer.
BY ETHAN EPSTEIN
Human rights in asia
The Ally of My Ally
Asia’s divided democracies.
BY JOSEPH A. BOSCO
Maybe she’d even vote Republican.
A Teacher’s Plea
The GOP shouldn’t write off educators.
BY COLLEEN HYLAND
hunters take home their haul
Hunting . . . for the Hell of It
Hipsters need not apply.
BY GEOFFREY NORMAN
FEATURES
Senator Harry Reid
A Small Man in a Big Job
The petty reign of Harry Reid
BY MICHAEL WARREN
Mohamed Abdel Aziz
The Moor Strategy
Mauritania’s President Mohamed Abdel Aziz on Islamists and underdevelopment in the Sahel
BY ROGER KAPLAN
Books & Arts
Jan and Bacharach
The Women Who Wed
They’re people, too, and often based in Paris.
BY JUDY BACHRACH
Affirmative Action
The Price Was High
Affirmative action and the betrayal of a colorblind society.
BY GEORGE LEEF
John Steinbeck
Chicanery Row
Even John Steinbeck’s ‘nonfiction’ was fictional.
BY SHAWN MACOMBER
Kim Stanley Robinson
Future Imperfect
Science fiction as guide to the stages of life.
BY ANN MARLOWE
Lawsuit press conference, March 16, 1970
Treehouse Days
Before Tina Brown, there were problems at ‘Newsweek.’
BY NAOMI DECTER
The Elements of F*cking Style
Meaning What?
Strunk and White for the postliterate set.
BY JIM SWIFT
Zero Dark Thirty
Grub Street
The war on terror in all its strife and ambiguity.
BY JOHN PODHORETZ
CASUAL
Tough to sleep because of TV
I’m a Believer
Christopher Caldwell, credulous
BY CHRISTOPHER CALDWELL
SCRAPBOOK
She Bowled Them Over
She Bowled Them Over
BY THE SCRAPBOOK
Baseball Games
Deck the Halls
BY THE SCRAPBOOK
Required Reading
Required Reading
BY THE SCRAPBOOK
Bill Clinton
Daddy Clinton
BY THE SCRAPBOOK
Larry Miller
Larry Miller, Back on His Feet
BY THE SCRAPBOOK
AGII
Al Gorezeera II
BY MICHAEL RAMIREZ
PARODY
Il buffone di Siviglia
Il buffone di Siviglia
A Parody