Goebbels Rising: “The Daily Dish” Serves Socially Acceptable Anti-Semitism


Romano Amerio began his work, Iota Unum, with this exquisite statement:
“A precise use of words makes for a sound argument.”
Lack of a precise definition of “anti-Semite” is contributing to the blog war now raging over Andrew Sullivan, editor of The Daily Dish, and his understanding of “Jewish influence on American foreign policy.” Picked up by [...]

Jeffrey Goldberg: Leon Wieseltier, Andrew Sullivan and Anti-Semitism – The Atlantic


Here are a couple of observations about Leon and Andrew, based on a more careful reading of Leon’s piece, and a look back at some of Andrew's greatest hits. 1 I don’t mean this as a cop-out, but Chait says much of what I would say, but better. 2 Like Chait, I don’t believe that […]

The Closing of the Liberal Mind


Sowell

The New Republic unleashes a vapid, mean-spirited, and indefensible attack on one of the most important intellectual figures of our time.

The Closing of the Liberal Mind: TNR Attacks Thomas Sowell


Despite the fact that in an act of petty malice and politically-motivated spite,  Leon Wieseltier has banned me (or mention of my work) from The New Republic for twenty-five years, I have always regarded the literary pages that he edits as the best “back of the book” section in the opinion magazine business. No more.
The [...]