Monthly Archives: January 2012

Newtenstein 2012, the Origin Story

You must admit some relish in watching conservative elites teeter around like defective bumper cars trying to figure out how it possibly came to be that their party is seriously considering elevating Newton Leroy Gingrich to a national presidential candidacy. … Continue reading

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Mitt Romney’s Terrible General Election Preview

Unlike David Frum, I was very disappointed in Mitt Romney’s victory speech in New Hampshire last night (transcript here). If Romney was awakened from a cryogenic freeze, and was asked to give a speech without being told anything about the … Continue reading

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Genetic Lottery Winners and Globalization

I really enjoyed this ESPN Magazine piece (via The Browser) on India’s 15 year old, 7-foot tall basketball phenom Satnam Bhamara. His father, a farmer, is also a seven-footer, and his grandmother is 6’9”. The piece tracks his journey from … Continue reading

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