Kyle Peterson
Kyle Peterson is associate op-ed editor for the Wall Street Journal‘s editorial page. He was formerly managing editor of The American Spectator. Follow him on Twitter at @kyleopeterson.
by | Jul 11, 2014

Curiouser and curiouser. It’s hard to see how the details of the ongoing IRS investigation could anything but mystify a fair-minded and careful observer. Yesterday came news that employees at the tax-collecting agency use an internal instant messaging system called…

by | Jul 8, 2014

The Atlantic has the story: Thick, glossy copies of LA Yoga, Yoga Journal, and Yoga Magazine cover the rickety folding table in the lobby of Green Tree Yoga and Meditation. The magazines share tales from Malibu, Santa Monica, and Pasadena. Nearly…

by | Jul 7, 2014

The political press is going through a Samuel Alito renaissance in the wake of last week’s high-profile Supreme Court decisions (Burwell v. Hobby Lobby and Harris v. Quinn), both of which were authored by the amiable associate justice. “Samuel Alito’s moment,” proclaims Politico….

by | Jul 3, 2014

In Texas they take these things seriously. Word has slipped that Rick Perry has taken off his cowboy boots for good, saying they worsen the back pain that was reportedly the proximate cause of his 2012 presidential campaign’s worst moment….

by | Jul 2, 2014

Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson is the new president and CEO of a Nevada-based firm developing marijuana products for sale in Colorado and Washington state, where voters have legazlied the substance. Johnson will be paid $1 per year and…

by | Jul 1, 2014

President Obama joked yesterday that the White House’s pies are so good that the pastry chef must put crack in them. “No he doesn’t,” Michelle clarified. “There’s no crack in our pies.” Just kidding — but seriously. [[{“type”:”media”,”view_mode”:”media_large”,”fid”:”95485″,”attributes”:{“alt”:””,”class”:”media-image”,”typeof”:”foaf:Image”}}]]

by | Jun 30, 2014

The gentlelady is on a whistlestop tour through Kentucky, West Virginia, Oregon, Minnesota, and Washington state, where she “produces enormous, almost celebrity-like, enthusiasm from supporters,” Buzzfeed reports: Warren’s ability to fundraise for fellow Democrats could help her own future aspirations, whatever they…

by | May 12, 2014

Chuck Miller has moonshine in his blood—and I don’t mean that he’s been sampling from the bottling line again. “How did I get into the moonshine business? Well, my grandpa was in it,” he tells me with a grin, as…

by | Mar 24, 2014

The Washington Post reports that retirement paperwork for federal employes is still processed by hand — in an abandoned mine 230 feet below the surface of the earth: The employees here pass thousands of case files from cavern to cavern and then key in retirees’…

by | Mar 19, 2014

As Scott Walker prepared to give his State of the State speech on January 22, protesters gathered, as they have every year—indeed, nearly every day—under the granite dome of the Wisconsin capitol building. They chanted “Shame!” and sang and held…

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