Martin Peretz, you ignorant slut.
This title/classical reference is an honor, in its way: RedState has traditionally reserved it for spectacularly exgregious cases of public stupidity. But this Martin Peretz complaint about what has happened to The New Republic (TNR) since he sold it certainly qualifies: Like many readers of the New Republic, I didn’t at first recognize the most recent issue of the magazine. The stark white cover was | Read More »
The Japanese Divine Wind, Known Politically as Obama
Certainly, most Presidents have been tempted to do what ever it is they want, and most do not, because they listen to those around them and find out they do not know as much as they thought they knew. This problem has zero impact on our current President — as Peretz writes in the New Republic — “the arrogance that is so characteristic of his | Read More »
New Republic Editor: Parents “Disloyal” for Not Having Kids Listen to President Obama
Marty Peretz of the New Republic is usually a thoughtful liberal. I enjoy the New Republic. That’s why I was rather stunned by this article. Some parents don’t like the idea of the President beeming his image into every school in the country on Tuesday. I think a lot of people have gotten carried away with criticizing the president on this, but I’ll admit that I dislike it, | Read More »