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Paul Beston is associate editor of the Manhattan Institute’s City Journal.
by | Mar 20, 2009

I’ve never much liked St. Patrick’s Day. As time passed, I’ve never much liked it even less. Before the last…

by | Mar 16, 2009

According to the Labor Department, the economy lost 651,000 jobs in February as unemployment crossed the 8 percent mark, the…

by | Mar 6, 2009

Another baseball season approaches, and the national pastime continues to demonstrate its genius for self-inflicted wounds. The latest steroid scandal…

by | Dec 31, 2008

IT ALWAYS SEEMED STRANGELY appropriate that Frank Sinatra died on the day of the Seinfeld finale— 10 years ago this…

by | Dec 29, 2008

BY USING STALE METAPHORS, SIMILES, and idioms,” George Orwell wrote in 1946, “you save much mental effort, at the cost…

by | Oct 1, 2008

It always seemed strangely appropriate that Frank Sinatra died on the day of the Seinfeld finale— 10 years ago this…

by | Jun 9, 2008

This has not been a good year for inevitability. In February the New England Patriots, at 18-0 and one inevitable…

by | May 24, 2008

If you watch the Hillary video of the remarks, it’s clear – to me, anyway – that she actually was…

by | Mar 20, 2008

This article appeared in the February 2008 issue of The American Spectator. To subscribe to our monthly print edition, click…

by | Feb 4, 2008

For my ailing father, who watched in person as Alan Ameche barreled forward to kill the Giants in 1958, who…

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