March 8, 2016

Clowns and War Stories (Part Two)

By Cody Walker

Nicholas Kristof imagines, in a recent New York Times op-ed column, “President Donald J. Trump in a tense international crisis, indignant and impatient, with his sweaty finger on the nuclear […]

January 18, 2015

Doubling Down on the Clown (Part One)

By Cody Walker

Reading Peter Baker’s piece in today’s New York Times about the two older Bush brothers, I came across these 1988 statements by the youngest brother, Marvin: “Jeb is the serious […]

May 3, 2012

Mix Tape: Only Human

By Maggie Smith

How to introduce an author—and how not to. Case in point: “Should a beloved, Pulitzer Prize-winning author have to hear the president of Northwestern’s Jewish students’ society call him Michael […]