Posts Tagged ‘the atlantic’

GOLLLLLDBERG!!

28Jun10

Ouch. Greenwald brings the heat on the Atlantic’s second most controversial blogger. I don’t know where my career is heading, but I really hope something like this never happens to me. Greenwald pulls no punches. You can’t even really say that Greenwald isn’t being realistic here, a critique that I find often fits with his […]


It’s Both

28May10

Through the Wire, reactions to Prince of Persia: ‘Insulting’ The blogger Jehanzeb Dar, who writes at Muslim Reverie, told the Associated Press that Gyllenhaal’s casting is “not only insulting to Persians, it’s also insulting to white people. It’s saying white people can’t enjoy movies unless the protagonist is white.” (Dar later contacted the Wire to clarify that […]


Megansigh: This weekend, I had a conversation with someone non-crazy who thinks there is a not-insignificant chance that the Supreme Court will overturn health care reform, or at least the individual mandate (it’s not clear what happens to the rest of the law if the mandate goes down; there’s some possibility that this would invalidate […]


ELH’s comment, re-posted: As a journalist, let me say that I hope that the stories told by preachers and writers/journalists (and even Malcolm Gladwell, whatever it is that he is, exactly) are very, very different things. As a Jew married to a Jewish atheist, let me say: Sheesh. I’m sure that many Hindus, Muslims, Seventh […]


Coates has managed to take advantage of Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposal to honor Confederate History Month by dedicating a series of posts to the true legacy of the Confederacy. I remember a while back when Andrew Sullivan did the “It’s so Personal” posts on abortion, the Atlantic put all of the posts under one link. […]


A Big Government is no longer a prospect to ward off. That choice has been made. One might regret it — but not as much as the consequences of refusing to pay for it. – Clive Crook Yeah, basically. I’m not normally a huge fan of Clive, but this view strikes me as very realistic. […]


Housekeeping

07Apr10

First up, you’ll notice I finally added my fellow TNC commenters’ blogs under “Ta-Nehisians.” They blog on quite a variety of topics; here I was all thinking everyone just has esoteric blogs on political communication and whatever the fuck else they feel like. But anyway, please check out their stuff. I’ll be reading them near […]